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Usain Bolt.

Electric pace, a predator’s instincts, and 2 goals: Usain Bolt scores in an Australian soccer match — but not everybody is impressed

Usain Bolt scored two goals in his first start in a trial match with Australian soccer team Central Coast Mariners on Friday. The former Olympic sprinter showed electric pace, good strength, and a natural predator's instinct as he walked off the pitch having scored twice in the team's 4-0 win.
A Rubin Kazan soccer player has reinvented the penalty kick.

The most inventive and bizarre penalty kick of all time has just been scored in soccer — and it has to be seen to be believed

Ladies and gentlemen… put the kettle on, have a cup of tea, and feast your eyes on this. A Russian soccer player has just completed football. It's time for everyone else in the sport to go home.
France football has released the list of 30 players in contention for the 2018 Ballon d'Or.

The 2018 Ballon d’Or nominees have been revealed

France football has released the list of 30 players in contention for the 2018 Ballon d'Or.

Explosive pace, predatory finishing, and pinball soccer: Kylian Mbappé scores 4 goals in 13 minutes, breaking a 45-year-old record

Kylian Mbappé broke a 45-year-old record on Sunday. The Paris Saint-Germain striker ripped Lyon apart with explosive pace, predatory finishing, and pinball soccer by scoring an insane four goals in just 13 minutes in a Ligue 1 match.
Cristiano Ronaldo.

Nike says it’s ‘deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations’ against Cristiano Ronaldo

Nike and EA Sports, two of Cristiano Ronaldo's biggest partners, have expressed major concern over the rape allegation being made against the soccer player. Ronaldo's club, Juventus FC, says the accusation from 10 years ago does not change the opinion the club has of 'a great champion.'
Cristiano Ronaldo.

Portugal says it stands in ‘total solidarity’ with Cristiano Ronaldo over the rape accusations made against him — but it has still e...

The president of the Portuguese football federation, Fernando Gomes, said he is 'a witness of his good character.'
Neymar.

Neymar is still being upstaged by Messi despite leaving Barça to escape living in his shadow

Neymar wanted to leave FC Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain so he could escape Lionel Messi's shadow and become the world's best soccer player in his own right, but even after scoring three goals in one of his best nights ever, the Brazilian is still upstaged by the sport's old master.
Ivan Rakitic and Lionel Messi were vital to Barcelona's winning effort on Wednesday.

Barcelona scored 2 of the prettiest goals of Champions League play thus far en route to taking down Tottenham

Ivan Rakitic and Lionel Messi were vital to Barcelona's winning effort on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo has ‘firmly’ denied the rape allegations being made against him — and says he refuses to ‘feed the media spe...

Cristiano Ronaldo, accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga, has issued a 'firm' denial of the allegations in a series of tweets on Wednesday. He also said he refuses to further 'feed the media spectacle' but is 'keen to clear' his name and will await the 'results of any and all investigations.'
Cristiano Ronaldo.

The mother of the 34-year-old accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape says her daughter would ‘completely disintegrate’ when she saw him on a b...

The mother of Kathryn Mayorga, 34, told the German publication Der Spiegel over the weekend that the incident had "never left" her daughter.