Watch the moment Morocco’s players learn they’re advancing after Germany tied 1-1

PERTH — Debutants Morocco stunned Colombia 1-0 in their final group match in Perth on Thursday to reach the last 16 of the Women's World Cup at the first attempt along with their opponents.

The 72nd ranked Moroccans scored through Anissa Lahmari's toe-poke after a saved penalty at the end of the first half but their passage was only secured after South Korea held twice champions Germany to a 1-1 draw in the other Group H match.

Good Lord! Marcelo is sent off in tears after accidentally destroying opponent's leg

Former Brazilian international and Real Madrid legend Marcelo was shown a straight red card and left the field in tears after accidentally inflicting a horrific injury on Argentine defender Luciano Sánchez during a Copa Libertadores match between Fluminense and Argentinos Juniors on Tuesday night.

The unfortunate incident occurred in the 55th minute when the left full-back stomped Sánchez with his support leg while trying to dribble past him. 

Post saves USWNT from cataclysmic Portugal upset and World Cup disaster

An abysmally disjointed midfield and attacking performance almost knocked the USWNT out of the World Cup at the group stage early Tuesday morning. Defeat to Portugal wasn't even contemplated within the USA camp during the buildup to this one — the focus was instead on putting as many as possible past the tournament debutants — but as we entered second-half stoppage time at Eden Park in Auckland, the score remained 0-0.

Allan Saint-Maximin the latest high-profile player to move to Saudi Arabia

French winger Allan Saint-Maximin has left Newcastle United and joined Saudi Pro League side Al-Ahli on a three-year deal, both clubs said on Sunday.

"We pick the best, and he’s one of them," Al-Ahli posted on messaging platform X, previously known as Twitter.

The clubs did not disclose the transfer fee for the 26-year-old, who joined Newcastle from Ligue 1 side Nice in 2019.

Saint-Maximin, 26, will team up with former Premier League players Roberto Firmino, Édouard Mendy and Riyad Mahrez at Al-Ahli.

Lo desarmaron completito: Al Pachuca campeón del AP2022 apenas le quedan dos jugadores titulares

Muchos aficionados del Pachuca imaginaron que su club, luego de haber logrado el título del Apertura 2022, estaba destinado a convertirse en un equipo de época, una dinastía inolvidable. Por su juego, por sus figuras, por su química.

Apenas diez meses después, sin embargo, de ese equipo prácticamente no quedan huellas.

England defeat Denmark 1-0 but lose yet another player to a knee injury

SYDNEY — England's hopes of winning the Women's World Cup suffered a blow on Friday when Keira Walsh was taken off the pitch on a stretcher with what appeared to be a serious knee injury during their win over Denmark.

The 26-year-old holding midfielder, who was an integral part of the England team that won the Euros last year, crumpled to the turf at Sydney Football Stadium without contact in the 38th minute and immediately called for medical assistance.

Inter Miami fans leave in droves after Messi subs off

Few would argue that Inter Miami’s high-profile midseason acquisitions have brought Major League Soccer to a level of notoriety that it has never seen before. Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets were always going to bring new fans to DRV PNK Stadium, but Tuesday’s crowd will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. 

Following Messi’s substitution late in the match, videos showed many fans in the crowd leaving their seats and heading home for the night. 

Épico tapaboca de la Liga MX a quienes piden porterías más pequeñas para el fútbol femenil

A la Liga MX no le gusta mucho la idea de achicar las porterías del fútbol femenil que anda rondando en el ambiente y lo hizo saber de manera elocuente con un legendario tapabocas en Twitter.

Exigen porterías más pequeñas para el fútbol femenil

El concepto de empequeñecer los arcos (y también los campos) en el balompié femenino no es nuevo, pero volvió a la palestra esta semana en México luego de una nefasta entrevista que le hizo ESPN a la goleadora de Pumas Desirée Monsiváis. 

BBC apologizes after reporter asks one of the most monumentally stupid questions ever

The BBC has issued an apology after one of the network's reporters asked Morocco’s captain Ghizlane Chebbak a ridiculous question during a Women’s World Cup press conference.

Prior to Morocco’s 6-0 defeat to Germany on Monday, Chebbak answered questions from the media. The second to last question left just about everyone in the room speechless.

Shaka Hislop collapses on live TV before Real Madrid vs. AC Milan friendly

ESPN FC commentator Shaka Hislop collapsed on live television directly before Real Madrid and AC Milan were scheduled to kick off at the Rose Bowl on Sunday night.

Hislop was previewing the match alongside Dan Thomas when, in the middle of a discussion on Christian Pulisic, he collapsed to the ground near the pitch. Thomas immediately called for aid and help rushed over.