Ronaldo proves worth to Rangnick on record night
Cristiano Ronaldo had a record-setting night -- scoring his 800th and 801st goals -- while also showing new Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick he's a player that can be counted on.
Atletico No. 1 Oblak on the art of the goalkeeper
Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak has been one of the world's very best goalkeepers for a long time, after a rise that saw him take inspiration from his family and learn to deal with setbacks.
Conference finals preview and predictions: Who's going to MLS Cup?
The MLS playoffs have been full of upsets, so who's now poised to make it to MLS Cup? We break down the conference finals and make our predictions.
No owner, no coach, no star: RSL are MLS playoffs' team of destiny
Real Salt Lake have been for sale for a year, their coach walked out in August and their captain is out with COVID. How are they in MLS' final four?
FC 100: Messi, Lewandowski among No. 1s; Premier League most represented
Our position-by-position collection of 10 Top 10s, as voted by ESPN experts around the world, features No. 1s from six different clubs, has 41 new entries and sees 28 nationalities represented.
Ronaldo scores 800th career goal: Can he reach 1,000 before he retires?
Cristiano Ronaldo reached another amazing milestone by scoring the 800th goal of his senior career. Could he make it to 1,000? Don't bet against it.
Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund preview: What to watch for in Der Klassiker
Grudge matches are a good way to gauge how teams look, and Germany's top two clash this Saturday. How do they look and what will decide the game?
Could Dortmund hold a key edge against Bayern Munich?
Derek Rae explains why injuries and Covid absences could give Borussia Dortmund an edge over Bayern Munich in the midfield.
How do Udinese compete in Europe and Serie A? Just ask Giampaolo Pozzo
Udinese Calcio have been punching above their weight since Pozzo took over. He talks to ESPN about their work as the club turns 125 this week.
Transfer Talk: PSG plan Ronaldo move if Mbappe leaves
With star striker Kylian Mbappe possibly off to Real Madrid, PSG see Cristiano Ronaldo as a perfect replacement. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Has Jota solidified his spot in Liverpool's XI?
Americans are making an impression on the global game, and Europe's biggest clubs are now rivaling MLS for the country's most gifted young players.
Who will be crowned champions of ESPN's Battle of the Leagues, presented by EA Sports FIFA 22? Will Ligue 1 or the Premier League reign supreme?
Cristiano Ronaldo is back and the club is one of the biggest in the world. But what does that mean to local fans, pushed out by the global game?
After a superb start for the USMNT, Ricardo Pepi is ready to take on the world. Wherever he goes, he will carry his borderland hometown with him.
Spain's top flight has arrived on ESPN+ and, if you do not have a favorite team from LaLiga, here is a handy guide to all 20 to help you decide.
In the span of 48 hours, Cristiano Ronaldo left Juventus and, after seemingly agreeing a move to Man City, went back to Man United instead.
Simeone embodies everything that is cool about Atletico Madrid: Gritty, intense and a LaLiga champion, he tells ESPN what makes him tick.
It's time to dive into the most exciting thing about the 2021-22 Premier League season: the kits each club will be wearing.
As August began, everyone thought Lionel Messi would remain a Barcelona player. Before the month reached its halfway mark, he was unveiled by PSG.
The unthinkable happened: Lionel Messi left Barcelona. But as this interactive timeline shows, he will be known as the club's greatest-ever player.
Following the national team star's shocking cardiac arrest, Denmark rallied in support of Christian Eriksen with a tribute-filled Copenhagen mural.
In 2020, Gomez became the first transgender woman to play professionally in Argentina. She talks to ESPN about her remarkable journey.
Welcome to the next generation! Players from 15 countries and six leagues are named by Tor-Kristian Karlsen, a former scout and sporting director.
The 2020-21 Premier League campaign was unlike any other. ESPN talked to people around the game about their experiences and lessons learned.
Welcome to the next generation of women's stars. With Catarina Macario leading the way, our list is dominated by players from the U.S. and England.
The defender tackled his anxiety and mental health head-on at Fulham. Now he wants to help others do the same and normalise the conversation.
ESPN's annual ranking was selected by 65 global experts and is broken down into Top 10s for every position on the pitch as well one for the managers.
After a disappointing first year for Inter Miami in MLS, David Beckham risks the one thing he's spent a career trying to avoid: public embarrassment.
An American World Cup winner is No. 1, followed by an Australian star forward, in an ESPN FC and espnW celebration of the sport's elite.
On Dec. 14, 2000, Barcelona agreed a deal that would take Lionel Messi to Spain and change the course of soccer history. Here's how they did it.
Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is writing history with every game he plays, and he is only 20 years old. But the Norwegian wants a lot more.
"Moving forward, it's going to be nice to distinguish that yes, [Dennis] was a successful NBA player, but I am going to be a successful NWSL player."
Messi or Maradona? Is Pele Brazil's No. 1? Dempsey or Donovan in the U.S.? What about England? We try to settle the debates.
Diego Maradona is gone, but as Lionel Messi put it, "he'll be with us for eternity." As well as his legacy, the scope of his talent and humanity will endure.
Man United's invisible grey, Liverpool's 'Crystanbul' attire, Barcelona's Tequila Sunrise; there have been some shockers. But only one had tassels...
The son of 'Captain America' and a USWNT international, the teenage midfielder is a rising star for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund.
My message is simple, writes Shaka Hislop: Whether you speak out or stay silent, show up and be a part of the movement.
On its 10th anniversary, Landon Donovan and others relived the goal that beat Algeria and took the U.S. to the 2010 World Cup knockout rounds.
Look away now, Fernando Torres, Mario Balotelli and Bebe; Bill Barnwell is back to reveal the worst moves in Premier League history.
In 25 seasons since the league began, MLS has come a long way. We reflect upon the its early days with those who were there.
What's ahead in the Premier League, Champions League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS and more.
Updates, results from Premier League, Champions League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS and more.
Updated standings from the Premier League, Champions League, LaLiga, MLS and more.