Tag: Soccer

Rapinoe Cites Not Visiting White House as Key Motivation in World Cup Win

by Alex Poletti

On Sunday, the US Women’s National Team won their fourth World Cup and second in a row, led by the politically charged Megan Rapinoe and her 61’ goal. After the game, Rapinoe revealed that her key motivation in the final match was her aspiration to not visit the White House after the victory.

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Referee Clearly Avoiding Going Home Adds Five Minutes Stoppage Time to 120-Minute Game

by Alex Poletti

After a grueling 120 minutes of soccer between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Women’s World Cup Final, it became clear that Canadian referee Marie-Soleil Beaudoin didn’t want to go home as she added five minutes of stoppage time.

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US Women’s Team Outraged They Only Get Credit for 79 Percent of Goals

By Alex Poletti

Showing that the gender inequality in sports is far from over, the American Women’s soccer team has vocally criticised the decision that they only get credit for 79% of their goals after Tuesday’s 13-0 route of Thailand. According to sources on the national team, the players believe that they should get as much credit for their goals as men.

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Liverpool Players Take Classes at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to Improve Injury-Faking Ability

by Alex Poletti

Sitting at first place in the Premier League, Liverpool F.C. head coach Jürgen Klopp has pressed the need to continue improving. As a result, the esteemed coach has enrolled all players at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to improve their ability to fake injuries on the field.

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