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Ronaldo's Baby Mama Busts Out the Kettlebells ... In Sexy Workout

5/24/2018 12:21 PM PDT
Breaking News

Just 6 months after giving birth to Cristiano Ronaldo's kid ... Georgina Rodriguez is working out like a beast -- and looks damn good.

CR7's girlfriend was crushing a kettlebell workout in Madrid on Thursday -- while a personal trainer ran the session like a drill sergeant. 

The 24-year-old gave birth to baby Alana Martina back in November ... just about 5 months after the birth of Ronaldo's twins from a surrogate mother. 

Alana is Ronaldo's 4th kid -- he also has a 7-year-old son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.

Wayne Rooney Touches Down in D.C.

5/23/2018 6:47 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

He's heeeeeere!!

Wayne Rooney -- one of the most famous soccer players on the planet -- has touched down in Washington D.C. to discuss an MLS contract with D.C. United. 

The 32-year-old British superstar -- who currently plays for Everton -- didn't say much when he landed at Reagan Airport on Wednesday ... but people are expecting him make a lot of noise if he does get a deal done. 

Rooney's reportedly very close to signing on the dotted line -- with the Washington Post reporting he's already begun house hunting. 

Not everyone is stoked about Rooney coming to MLS ... Alexi Lalas told us he thinks Wayne is washed up and won't move the needle

"He might fill some seats, but not that many seats."

Guess we'll find out soon enough ... 

Brandi Chastain Arby's HOF Plaque Redo is Awesome Sauce!!!

5/22/2018 7:04 PM PDT
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Soccer legend Brandi Chastain's Hall of Fame plaque left a lot to be desired, but luckily ... Arby's came to the rescue!

The fast food sandwich chain went out and found a sauce artist that did a much, much better job capturing the former Team USA star's likeness, saying ... "it’s not made of gold, but we think you look much better in Arby’s Sauce."

We strongly agree.

As we reported ... Chastain was honored with a plaque at the San Francisco Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame induction Monday, but it was pretty horribly done -- people said it looked more like Babe Ruth or Mickey Rooney than her.

So, next time a soccer star is set to get a HOF plaque and is looking for a consultation on how to do it right ... we're thinking Arby's.

Cristiano Ronaldo Beach Bummin' ... with Thonged-Out Baby Mama

5/22/2018 9:59 AM PDT

Cristiano Ronaldo's got a big game coming up this weekend ... and the soccer god's preparing for it by enjoying a big serving of cake at the beach ... courtesy of his bikini-clad baby mama!!

The Real Madrid superstar and Georgina Rodriguez were spotted catchin' rays in Ibiza last week ... showing the forward lookin' carefree leading up to the Champions League Final against Liverpool on Saturday.

While the other kids didn't appear to make it on the trip, CR7's oldest son, Cristiano Jr., was in on the fun ... getting thrown into the water by his dad.

But, Cristiano and Georgina looked to be enjoying the beach day the most ... makin' out while lounging around in the sun.

Brandi Chastain Hall of Fame Plaque ... Looks Like Babe Ruth!

5/22/2018 6:05 AM PDT
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Soccer legend Brandi Chastain is a total babe -- but the people who made her Hall of Fame plaque made her look more like Babe Ruth

You remember Brandi ... one of the greatest Team USA soccer players of all time -- she famously ripped off her shirt after scoring the winning goal at the 1999 Women's World Cup. 

Chastain was honored with a plaque at the San Francisco Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame induction on Monday ... but man, did it look bad. 

Gotta hand it to Brandi ... who graciously accepted the plaque despite the fact it looked NOTHING like her. 

"It's not the most flattering, but it's nice," Chastain told reporters during the event Monday night. 

Chastain isn't just classy -- she was AWESOME on the field, racking up 30 international goals for Team USA during her career. Back in 2013, she was named one of the USWNT All-Time Best XI. 

She's also a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.  

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Ear Slaps Opponent ... Gets Red Card

5/21/2018 2:17 PM PDT
Breaking News

"Slappin'" Zlatan Ibrahimovic was just red carded and ejected from an MLS game in Montreal ... after he BELTED AN OPPONENT IN THE EAR!

Zlatan and the L.A. Galaxy were in Canada to face the Montreal Impact when Michael Petrasso stepped on Ibra's foot ... pissing off the most famous player in the MLS. 

So, to get revenge ... 36-year-old Zlatan reached back like a pimp and unloaded a 5-finger attack to Petrasso's right ear. 

Petrasso collapsed to the ground ... and so did Zlatan, who tried like hell to hide the on-field assault. 

Didn't work for Ibra ... the ref busted him and whipped out a red card, sending him to the locker room. 

It's Zlatan's first red card in the MLS since joining the league back in March. 

Even without the Swedish superstar, the Galaxy still won 1-0. 

Ice up, Petrasso .. 

Antoine Griezmann Busts Out Fortnite Celebration After Europa League Goal

5/16/2018 12:23 PM PDT
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The Fortnite craze continues to infiltrate pro sports ... this time, it's Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann busting out the "Take The L" dance after scoring a goal in the Europa League final. 

Griezmann's goal gave Madrid a 1-0 lead over Olympique de Marseille in the first half ... and he was pretty fired up about it. 

The 27-year-old is a pretty huge gamer -- he's always posting Fortnite videos on Instagram and has actually used the celebratory dance move in a game before ... but not in a game this big. 

Just last week, boxer Teofimo Lopez used the same Fortnite dance to celebrate after knocking out his opponent ... and added a backflip for good measure. 

With the NFL season right around the corner, ya gotta think EVERYONE'S gonna use the move when they get to the endzone. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Arrogance Is Just an Act ... Says Galaxy Teammate

5/12/2018 12:15 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Here's a disappointment ... turns out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's arrogant ways are all for show ... because his Galaxy teammate Sebastian Lletget says the Big Z is a big sweetie, and a GREAT teammate.

Remember it was Zlatan who announced his arrival in L.A. with a full page ad in the L.A. Times that simply said "You're Welcome" ... but when we got Lletget out at LAX, he told us not to believe the hype.

"He's not arrogant," Lletget says. "He's a good teammate."

He went on to gush about Zlatan -- praising him a solid dude behind the scenes. 

Not sure if we believe this ... remember, it was Zlatan who dissed U.S. soccer on the streets of L.A. back in '14, and it was Zlatan who once said, "I can't help but laugh at how perfect I am."

If it's a lie ... we choose to believe the lie.

D.C. United Coach Shades Alexi Lalas Over Wayne Rooney Diss

5/10/2018 3:07 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Soccer BEEF!!!!

D.C United coach Ben Olsen clearly wasn't too pleased about Alexi Lalas' comments on Wayne Rooney -- because now he's throwing some shade of his own. 

Earlier this week, Lalas told us he wasn't too pumped about the MLS team working on a deal with Rooney -- because the guy's essentially a has-been

"For me, Wayne Rooney doesn't move the needle," Lalas said ... "It might fill some seats, but not that many seats."

Olsen tells TMZ Sports ... the deal with Rooney isn't done yet -- but he's already going to bat for the striker ... with a shot at Lalas. 

FYI, Lalas and Olsen have known each other for years -- in fact, they were both founding members of the MLS Players Union back in 2003.  

Alexi Lalas Wayne Rooney's a Has-Been ... Won't Move Needle In MLS

5/9/2018 1:49 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

A lot of people are excited about the rumors surrounding Wayne Rooney possibly signing with D.C. United and playing in the MLS. 

Alexi Lalas is not one of those people. 

Lalas is usually stoked about bringing European soccer legends to the states -- just like David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic

But when it comes to Wayne ... Alexi ain't feelin' it. 

"For me, Wayne Rooney doesn't move the needle," Lalas said. 

"It might fill some seats, but not that many seats."

Lalas says Rooney was a baller in his prime ... but his prime is in the past -- even though Rooney's only 32 years old. 

Rooney was a beast back in the day -- in fact, he's the Premier League's 2nd leading scorer of all time with 208 goals. 

Cristiano Ronaldo I'm a Superhero Now! ... Launching Cartoon

5/9/2018 12:19 PM PDT
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Cristiano Ronaldo ... to the rescue?!

The soccer superstar just announced he's launching animated series called, "Striker Force 7" ... starring himself. 

"In the same way football connects cultures and people around the world, I believe great animated characters and heroes can do the same," Ronaldo said in a statement. 

"That’s why I am excited to bring together these passions of football and superheroes through this project and share it with my fans."

Cartoon Ronaldo will be rolled out in comics, publishing, gaming and digital content, according to Deadline.com.

Ronaldo's media empire is on fire right now ... he also just locked up a deal for a scripted drama on Facebook Watch about a high school girls soccer team in NY. 

FIFA Fines Russia Over Racist Taunts ... At French Black Players

5/8/2018 7:29 AM PDT
Breaking News

FIFA has fined the Russian Football Union roughly $30,000 over an incident in which Russian fans screamed racist slurs at black players during a Russia vs. France game in March.

The players targeted by the scumbag racist fans include French superstar Paul Pogba -- one of the best players in the world.

The fans could be heard yelling monkey chants -- and it was so loud, viewers could hear the racism on the TV broadcast.

In fact, it got really bad when Pogba scored a goal during France's 3-1 victory during the March 27 match.

Now, FIFA says the org. conducted a "thorough investigation" -- which included obtaining video evidence -- and determined there was only a "limited number of fans involved."

Nevertheless, FIFA says it's committed to fighting racism in soccer -- despite the measly fine.

MLS Team Threatens Fans Over Homophobic Chants

5/1/2018 8:08 AM PDT
Breaking News

The LAFC team wants to KILL a soccer fan tradition of chanting a homophobic slur at players during goal kicks ... and says any fan who uses the word will be immediately banned from the stadium. 

The threat came hours after the newest MLS expansion team played its first game at Banc of California Stadium on Sunday ... when they beat the Seattle Sounders 1-0. 

During the game, fans could be heard chanting the word "p*to" -- a word that many people and organizations, including OutSports.com, have labeled a gay slur. 

Now, the LAFC is laying down the gauntlet ... saying any fan who uses the word moving forward will get the boot. 

"The offensive goal kick chant is wrong and not what we are about," team officials said in a statement. 

"We ask that all of our fans and Supporters work to hold each other accountable to eliminate this from Banc of California Stadium."

"Any fans identified as participating in this offensive chanting will be removed from the stadium and the Club will revoke their season membership."

"LAFC and its Supporters will continue to actively work together to enforce a zero-tolerance policy at Banc of California Stadium. Together, let’s win in the stands." 

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