Human Interest

19-Year-Old Gambian Refugee Scores First Bundesliga Goal!

Gambian refugee Ousman Manneh became a fan favorite hero for Werder Bremen this past Saturday when his 59th minute sliding effort lifted his side past Bayer Leverkusen for a 2-1 victory. Just two years prior, at the age of 17, Manneh was making the perilous "Backway" journey through Northern Africa and across the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. Although networks of smugglers and migrant routes have expanded in recent years, the journey is still rife with danger and a safe arrival is anything but guaranteed. 

1,400 Miles, 44 Stadiums: Saints Legend Completes Epic Charity Run For Cancer Research

Southampton legend Francis Benali finished his epic race for charity by running a lap of honor around Saint Mary's stadium during Southampton's match against Burnley on Sunday. 

In With The Ultras: Gabriel Uchida's Journey Through The Underworld Of Football In Brazil

“The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. Each evening we see the sun set. We know that the earth is turning away from it. Yet the knowledge, the explanation, never quite fits the sight.” 

― John Berger, Ways of Seeing

For Brazilian photojournalist Gabriel Uchida, football has always been in the blood. It's been ever-present throughout his life; the fixed ground upon which he stands while his profession and search for greater understanding drives him across the planet.

They Told A Female Ref To "Stay In The Kitchen". Their Punishment Fit Perfectly

Sparta Prague found themselves in the headlines for all the wrong reasons last weekend. Following a match between Sparta and Zbrojovka Brno, a match Sparta lost in acrimonious circumstances, two players for the Prague based club responded by making sexist comments towards assistant referee Lucie Ratajova.

Blind Footballer Jefinho Scores Two Absolutely Incredible Goals

Jeferson da Conceicao Goncalves, commonly known as Jefinho, helped Brazil to their fourth straight gold medal in football 5-a-side at the Paralympic Games. The man who’s drawn comparisons to Pele and Neymar is blind as a result of glaucoma, but his ability on the ball is simply breathtaking.

Barcelona Fans Staged A Display Of Catalan Pride During Their Champions League Match Against Celtic

Another match, another flag controversy for the UEFA Champions League — and this time Celtic supporters were innocent bystanders.