A social media campaign to persuade former star midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika to come out of retirement to join Egypt's World Cup squad has stirred a storm in a country where politics and football often mix, and often with explosive results.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis would like to see some key players rested against Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday in view of Saturday's top-of-the-table clash with Inter Milan in Serie A.
The Portland Timbers 2 soccer club welcomed a flood of furry fans to Providence Park on September 9. The team's supporters were allowed to bring dogs to the USL fixture against the Milwaukee Wave United.
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GoPro captures dog's mischievous journey around Providence Park during Portland Timbers game
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About 12,000 attend Mexican soccer match at Chukchansi Park
When player scored goal in this little kids soccer match, both teams celebrated