Dele Alli opens up about pill addiction, sexual abuse as a child

Everton midfielder Dele Alli has revealed that he was sexually abused as a child and dealt drugs before he was adopted by an "amazing" family who helped him to turn his life around.

Alli, a former England international, also said in an interview with Gary Neville on The Overlap that he recently spent six weeks in rehab as a result of an addiction to sleeping pills.

Alex Morgan says expanded 2023 Women's World Cup will be 'best one yet'

U.S. striker Alex Morgan expects the upcoming Women's World Cup to be the "best one yet", with the increase in the number of teams to 32 from 24 improving competitiveness and boosting viewing figures.

The United States kick off their campaign for a third straight title, and fifth overall, against Vietnam at Eden Park on July 22 before facing Netherlands and Portugal at the World Cup, which is being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

Trinity Rodman says USWNT are ‘the most ruthless team’ at World Cup and will win it all

United States forward Trinity Rodman expects the defending Women's World Cup champions to be "ruthless" at this year's tournament and is confident they can win a third straight title despite the absence of several key players due to injuries.

Captain Becky Sauerbrunn, this year's leading scorer Mallory Swanson and midfielders Catarina Macario and Sam Mewis have all been ruled out of the global soccer showpiece, which kicks off on July 20 in Australia and New Zealand.

Gerrard on why he signed a 2-year, $20 million contract in Saudi: "Got a real family feeling"

Steven Gerrard said a "family feeling" at Saudi Arabian Pro league club Al-Ettifaq was one of the things that persuaded him to accept a coaching job with the side.

The former England and Liverpool captain signed a two-year contract last week after previously saying he would not be taking up an offer to join the team.

The 43-year-old Gerrard had a change of heart and has become the latest big name to join the Saudi league.

Steamer N3onOnYT leaks messages that confirm Eden Hazard’s transfer to Inter Miami

In a world full of Fabrizio Romanos, Gianluca Di Marzios and David Ornsteins — some of the most prominent transfer gurus in all of soccer — here's a drastic change of pace: An 18-year-old American streamer might’ve beat every journalist with the exclusive confirmation of what would be one of the biggest transfers this summer. 

All after accidentally leaking a Twitter direct message conversation.

“If you are ever in Miami let me know.” – N3onOnYT leaks Hazard transfer to Miami

Yes, as you read it.

Megan Rapinoe says she'll retire after this season

SAN JOSE, Calif. - United States forward Megan Rapinoe will retire after this season, the 38-year-old said on Saturday, days before she leaves for the Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The charismatic veteran will compete in her fourth World Cup when the tournament kicks off on July 20, and said she will hang up her cleats after completing her National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season.

One is not enough: USWNT names two captains for the World Cup

U.S. midfielder Lindsey Horan and forward Alex Morgan were named on Friday as captains of the team that will begin their quest for a third consecutive Women's World Cup title in two weeks.

The duo are assuming the captain's role as defender Becky Sauerbrunn will miss the July 20-Aug. 20 tournament in Australia and New Zealand due to a foot injury. When the players are on the field at the same time, Horan will wear the armband.

Rose Lavelle embraces the pressure of leadership ahead of second World Cup

Rose Lavelle said she is more comfortable taking on the responsibilities of leadership and is ready to step up as a senior member of the U.S. squad when she heads to her second Women's World Cup, even as questions remain around her fitness.

The 28-year-old midfielder, who scored in the 2019 final as the Americans won their fourth title, has been nursing a knee injury and last played on April 8 in a friendly against Ireland.

PSG get rid of Galtier and announce Luis Enrique as new coach

Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain sacked manager Christophe Galtier on Wednesday, bringing the curtain down on a tumultuous campaign under the Frenchman and replaced him with former Barcelona and Spain coach Luis Enrique.

Luis Enrique led Barcelona to a treble in the 2014-15 season while he guided Spain to the semifinals of the 2020 European Championship. The Spaniard was sacked after they were knocked out of the 2022 World Cup in the last 16.

Cruz Azul no se intimida ante la idea de enfrentar a Messi: "No es un monstruo de siete cabezas"

El Cruz Azul vs. Inter Miami por la Leagues Cup poco a poco se ha ido transformando en un partido de interés global, toda vez que muchos apuntan a que será el debut de Lionel Messi con el equipo de la MLS.

Sin embargo, ante la expectativa generada, el técnico de La Máquina Ricardo Ferretti ni se inmuta. De hecho, ni siquiera se siente intimidado ante la chance de enfrentar al crack argentino.

Tuca Ferretti sobre Messi

Consultado ante la posibilidad de medirse ante Messi, el Tuca primero bromeó con los periodistas que lo cuestionaron.