For the second time this summer, transfer rumors have linked Fulham’s Antonee Robinson to Manchester City. The USMNT left-back has been the target of many in the past 18 months, beginning with AC Milian in January 2020.
Off the pitch, Leon Goretzka, Bayern Munich and Germany’s star midfielder, has been a leading voice in numerous social causes as well as COVID relief. He has spoken out against racism, xenophobia, homophobia, and Alternative für Deutschland (Alternative for Germany-AfD) Germany’s far-right political party.
Off the Pitch will feature articles on player work outside of the game. There are numerous footballers doing extremely important work in society; their work deserves recognition. Unfortunately, the world we live in can be harsh and cruel. The athletes featured in this series have taken the fame that comes with their career, and used it to try and improve our world.
Manuel Neuer, the German captain, has worn a rainbow captain’s armband in Germany’s Euro 2020 matches thus far. It is a small gesture to show support for the community during Pride Month. A gesture that was given little serious attention until UEFA decided to intervene.
Today Forward Madison of USL League 1 announced a developmental partnership with Eintracht Frankfurt of the German Bundesliga. The goal of the partnership is to expand Forward Madison and Eintracht Frankfurt’s global presence as well as to grow the game in Wisconsin.
I want to be able to put time and energy into creating content for you. I want to keep growing my little soccer/football family. I have so many ideas for articles and other projects but due to the time and energy my job required, I have been unable to put out the content I want to. Even watching matches has been almost impossible.
Euro 2020 By now, the world knows about Christian Eriksen’s collapse during Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 match against Finland. Thankfully… Read more One Tragedy Averted, One Crisis Exposed