Lionel Messi Suffers Knee Injury In Meaningless Match; Run At Breaking Goals-In-A-Year Record May Be Over [UPDATE]

Lionel Messi came into today hoping to break Gerd Müller's 1972 record of 85 goals in one calendar year. Now, after suffering what appears to be a knee injury during this evening's Barcelona-Benfica match, fans are wondering if Messi will even take the pitch again in 2012. »12/05/12 4:50pm12/05/12 4:50pm

Shakhtar Donetsk Is Not Ukrainian For "Good Sportsmanship," Takes Advantage Of Injured Player To Score Equalizer

In a stunt that has soccer traditionalists around the globe shaking their heads, today's UEFA Champions League match between Nordsjælland and Shakhtar Donetsk is bathed in controversy as Shakhtar's Willian took advantage of a drop-ball to fire a long-range pass to Luiz Adriano who raced past a baffled Nordsjælland… »11/20/12 3:57pm11/20/12 3:57pm

Oscar's Long-Range Volley Gave Chelsea A Halftime Lead

Brazilian wunderkind Oscar is off to a fantastic start for Chelsea, leading the Blues with extraordinary goals in UEFA Champions League play. We featured one of them a few weeks ago, but we're also impressed with his goal today against Shakhtar Dontesk. Sure, keeper Andriy Pyatov is mostly to blame—his mistake let… »11/07/12 3:53pm11/07/12 3:53pm