SPORTS

Five Points On 2014′s UEFA Champions League Final

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Lisbon, Portugal's "Cathedral" saw millions of prayers answered and dashed in 2014's Champions League Final.

SOCCER

Did Cristiano Ronaldo Cheat On Irina Shayk With Miss Bum Bum Brasil? Sure, Why Not?

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Cristiano Ronaldo is a world class athlete who is immensely wealthy and considered to be one of the most attractive men on the planet by women everywhere.

VIDEOS

Champions League: Has the Rest of Europe Caught Up To The Top Teams?

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Upsets are common in world football but when so many top clubs fall simultaneously, its no fluke.

WORLD CUP

Roberto Carlos Retires From Soccer, Surprises World That He Was Still Playing

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Yesterday, 39-year-old Brazilian soccer legend Roberto Carlos announced his retirement, hanging up the boots on a career that stretched over three decades and three continents.

VIDEOS

5 Points On The 2012 Champions League Final

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/cl-2012-trophy.jpg"></a>Photo: Dylan Martinez/REUTERS Intro by S.

VIDEOS

Champions League Recap: Madrid, Munich & Chelsea Win, Milan & Barcelona Scoreless

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The Champions League's version of the elite eight kicked off their first leg match ups this week.

Zenit

Champions League: Week One Recap

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The first week of matches in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League didn't provide too many surprise results but with top clubs like AC Milan and defending champions FC Barcelona listed on the fixture schedule, great soccer was sure to be seen.

SPORTS

Why Has Europe Sucked In The World Cup?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/judgment-day-for-united-states-and-britain"> There’s Germany, Netherlands, and Spain sitting atop their respective groups. But then there’s <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/france">France</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/italy">Italy</a> sitting rock bottom of theirs.

Spotlight

The Transfer Season Begins: Villa to Barca, Aguero to Chelsea?

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<a href="http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=779543&sec=transfers&cc=5901"> In the midst of a tight title race, Barcelona seems to be eager for greater separation from Madrid come next season. If <a href="http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=779543&sec=transfers&cc=5901">preliminary reports</a> out of Spain are to be believed, then the biggest transfer of the summer is complete and David Villa will soon don the blaugrana.

SPORTS

Chelsea’s Worst Transfers Of The Abramovich Era

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Last week, news broke that English heavyweights Chelsea were to be banned from buying any talent in the next three transfer windows (January ’10 and Summer ’10) after <a href="http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=673135&sec=england&cc=5901">improperly inducing French teen Gaël Kakuta</a> to jump ship from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racing_Club_de_Lens">RC Lens</a>.

THE CHAAAMPIOOONS!

ARSENAL FAN KILLS HIMSELF :(

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So <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenal_F.C.">Arsenal</a> got smashed in its <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEWUMUN3cYo">Champions League</a> semifinal match with <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester_united">Manchester United</a> last night (those names are linked up because this is America and you're under no obligation to know anything about soccer).

THE CHAAAMPIOOONS!

‘SWINE FLU’ SCARE STRIKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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I haven't read much about this new "swine flu" "epidemic," (sorry, I have a life) but I was a bit surprised to learn that this particular slice of real life invaded the UEFA Champions League tournament when Arsenal had one of their players quarantined by his own team in fears of a swine flu outbreak.

VIDEOS

In Case You Missed It: The Soccer Edition

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To those out of the loop, the Champions League is like the NCAA tournament of European club soccer.

SOCCER

MAN U, CHELSEA PLAYING SOCCER TODAY

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The Champions League final is on ESPN, and everyone's pretty much going batshit over this one, as the upstart Chelsea take on the old power of Manchester United.


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