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Mexican Football Match Turns Into Bloodbath, Games Suspended

A massive brawl disrupted a soccer match on Saturday, with Mexico's top-division soccer league suspending all matches scheduled for the following day, Sunday, after the chaos. The brawl broke out at host Queretaro's game versus Atlas. At least twenty-six people, were...

Greece to Crack Down on Soccer Hooligans After Thessaloniki Murder

Greece is cracking down on soccer hooligans after the vicious murder of a young soccer fan in Thessaloniki by a fan of a rival team. Justice Minister Kostas Tsiaras, Civil Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos, Deputy Minister of Sports Lefteris Avgenakis,...

Mikey Poulli: The Blind Cypriot Boy Who Stunned the Soccer World

Being blind doesn't stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. After his parents took him for a routine eye exam when he was just six years of...

Hooligan Hideouts in Greece Raided by Police After Thessaloniki Murder

The hideouts of football hooligans were raided by police in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Thursday following the murder of 19-year-old Alkis Kampanos earlier in the week. Police said that they discovered knives, crowbars, flares, smoke bombs, switchblades, and other devices that...

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Twins IG Post Becomes Most Liked Post by an Athlete

Star soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for most-liked Instagram post by a professional athlete on Friday after announcing on the social media platform that his wife was pregnant with twins. The record had previously been held by...

Greek Goalkeeper Secures Monumental Champions League Upset

In just his second appearance in the Champions League, European football's top competition, Greek goalkeeper Giorgos Athanasiadis secured his Moldovan club, Sheriff Tiraspolis, a win in Madrid on Tuesday. That was the biggest upset in the history of the competition. It...

Euro 2020: England Reaches Final for the First Time in History

Euro 2020: Millions of England fans are out in the streets celebrating their country's first ever presence in a Euro final. England was the dominating force throughout the majority of the game and though Denmark opened the score with...

Euro 2020 Semifinals: Italy Beats Spain on Penalties to Reach Final

Italy knocked out Spain in the semi-finals of the Euro 2020 after an entertaining game with two opponents both worthy of their place in the final four of the European Championship. Italy opened the score with Federico Chiesa in...

July 4, 2004: When Greece Stunned the World to Win Euro 2004

On July 4, 2004 Greece won Euro 2004, the primary European football competition, in one of the greatest shocks in the history of football.

Cristiano Ronaldo Scorns Coca-Cola, Costs Company Billions

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world's most famous athletes and the captain of the Portuguese men's national team, rebuked Coca-Cola in favor of water as he sat down for a press conference in Budapest before his match with Hungary...