1. Ronaldo Scores Hat-Trick in Superstar-Laden Charity Match

    The 12th annual Match Against Poverty took place on Monday evening, with a Saint-Etienne all-star side hosting a Ronaldo , Zidane and friends XI...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 8 hours ago 18,820 reads 3 comments

  2. The Greatest Champions League 2nd-Leg Comebacks

    Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain both face daunting tasks this week. The reigning German and French champions both go into their Champions League quarter-final second-leg ties ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 hours ago 15,228 reads 36 comments

  3. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    On a weekend where Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 50th goal of the season for the fifth consecutive year and Lionel Messi bagged his 400th Barcelona goal , neither superstar scored a golazo ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 day ago 34,849 reads 62 comments

  4. How B/R Met Seedorf, Morientes, Belletti and Garcia at the Maracana

    On any given day on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro , one may see locals catching some rays in barely-there swimwear, opportunistic vendors trying to sell tourists guarana drinks ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 day ago 6,500 reads 2 comments

  5. B/R Interview: Fernando Morientes on Cristiano Ronaldo, Ancelotti and Zidane

    In the galaxy of stars who have represented Real Madrid in recent years, Fernando Morientes shines bright...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 days ago 8,332 reads 12 comments

  6. B/R Interview: Juliano Belletti Talks Champions League, John Terry and Neymar

    Juliano Belletti rarely stole the headlines during his time at Stamford Bridge, but the Brazilian attained cult status during his three seasons in the Premier League due to ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 days ago 14,582 reads 12 comments

  7. B/R Interview: Clarence Seedorf Talks Champions League, Louis Van Gaal and More

    The UEFA Champions League has created many legends since the European Cup was rebranded in 1992, but perhaps none more so than Clarence Seedorf ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 days ago 7,444 reads 15 comments

  8. Exclusive: Luis Garcia Talks Champions League, Rafa and Returning to Liverpool

    For a Liverpool player, there’s no greater sign of acceptance than becoming the recipient of a rousing chant from The Kop...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 days ago 9,038 reads 13 comments

  9. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Last weekend, this golazo ranking was dominated by Premier League goals. This weekend, England's top flight doesn't provide any entries—although Jonjo Shelvey might have been in contention if this wasn't disallowed ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 8 days ago 13,070 reads 17 comments

  10. Bilbao's Aritz Aduriz Salutes Injured Iker Muniain After Last-Minute Equaliser

    Athletic Club's five-game winning streak was ended with a 2-0 defeat at Sevilla on Saturday, and it looked as if the Basques were destined to fall to a 1-0 defeat at home to Valencia on Thursday evening...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 11 days ago 5,162 reads 9 comments

  11. How Premier League Stars Look as 'Game of Thrones' Characters

    Unless you are living under a rock that does not have Internet access, you will be aware that Game of Thrones returns to screens this Sunday—and it's generating plenty of excitement...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 11 days ago 12,498 reads 8 comments

  12. Twitter Reacts to Wembley-Bound Liverpool's FA Cup Victory over Blackburn

    Few Lancashire residents would argue that Blackburn is a place renowned for glitz and glamour, but Ewood Park was sprinkled with the magic of the FA Cup on Wednesday evening...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 12 days ago 13,410 reads 8 comments

  13. Twitter Reacts to Aston Villa's Epic 3-3 Draw with Queens Park Rangers

    Relegation six-pointers don't get much bigger than this. Queens Park Rangers headed to Villa Park on Wednesday evening having snapped a five-game losing streak over the weekend...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 13 days ago 10,212 reads 8 comments

  14. How Manchester City's Shock Loss at Crystal Palace Unfolded on Twitter

    Manchester City arrived at Selhurst Park on Monday evening safe in the knowledge that they were enjoying a hot streak against Crystal Palace: Alan Pardew , meanwhile, ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 14 days ago 16,098 reads 17 comments

  15. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Suffice it to say, it was a vintage weekend for goals in the Premier League. Half of the weekend's golazo rankings come from the English top flight, with particularly special efforts from the likes of Wayne Rooney and Charlie Adam...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 15 days ago 46,122 reads 58 comments

  16. The Angriest Twitter Reactions to Raheem Sterling's Controversial BBC Interview

    In the wake of a controversial interview with the BBC , Raheem Sterling has been handed a crash course on how to alienate a large portion of a fanbase...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 18 days ago 18,159 reads 45 comments

  17. The April Fools' Football Stories That Managed to Catch Fans out on Twitter

    A cursory glance at the daily transfer gossip columns informs us that the national press have no shame in publishing stories that are somewhat lacking in truth...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 20 days ago 24,017 reads 10 comments

  18. Kane and Unable: Twitter Reacts to England's 1-1 Draw with Italy

    Less than 10 months ago, England met Italy on a sweaty night in Manaus , suffering a 2-1 defeat that set the tone for a very disappointing World Cup campaign...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 20 days ago 12,073 reads 17 comments

  19. Radamel Falcao Equals Colombian Goalscoring Record with Emphatic Penalty

    Last week, Radamel Falcao was three goals away from Arnoldo Iguaran's record of 24 international goals for the Colombian national team...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 21 days ago 7,643 reads 3 comments

  20. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    An international break can often bring with it a dearth of the kind of golazos we regularly see in league play, but this break was an exception...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 22 days ago 15,060 reads 18 comments

  21. Lionel Messi Suprises Fan from Hometown of Rosario with New Boots

    Lionel Messi is currently in Washington, DC, with his Argentina team-mates ahead of Saturday's friendly with El Salvador...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 25 days ago 13,763 reads 16 comments

  22. Exclusive: Kate Abdo Talks Deadline Day, Manchester Utd and Her New U.S. TV Role

    Broadcast journalist Kate Abdo is best known for her role on Sky Sports News HQ in the UK and as a hostess for global ceremonies such as the FIFA Ballon d'Or Awards...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 26 days ago 5,329 reads 1 comments

  23. Twitter Reacts to Martin Skrtel's Violent Conduct Charge

    In the dying seconds of Liverpool 's home loss to Manchester United on Sunday, Martin Skrtel lived up to his no-nonsense reputation when he appeared to stamp on David De Gea's leg as he chased a loose ball...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 28 days ago 26,412 reads 55 comments

  24. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    The weekend golazo ranking has been a regular staple at B/R for years, but this most recent iteration might be the most impressive...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 29 days ago 33,921 reads 9 comments

  25. The Best Twitter Reactions to Roy Hodgson's England Squad Announcement

    England will face Lithuania in a Euro 2016 qualifier at Wembley next Friday, followed by a friendly against Italy in Turin four days later...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 14,575 reads 42 comments