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Politics is inescapable and that's why I love it. Since people always seek to lead or be led, politics will forever be present. International relations major. What would the world be without IR scholars? “When diplomacy ends, War begins.” We make the world a peaceful place to inhabit. Georgetown University soccer. center-back. #5. Cate '13. Hoyas '17. Christian. Ghanaian. Santa Barbara.

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Link: Rio de Janeiro favela features world's first pitch powered by players


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We’re all used to Pelé doing the remarkable, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Brazilian soccer legend has partnered with Shell to unveil something truly mind-blowing: A pitch that’s powered by players.

That’s right. Nestled in a favela in Rio de Janeiro, there’s now a pitch with…

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Link: Four-star recruit chooses soccer over college football


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In what could be considered a small victory for “futbol” over “football,” a highly-touted, dual-sport high school athlete has opted to play soccer this season over football.

Drake Davis of Fork Union Military Academy (Va.) is a four-star wide receiver prospect and ranked No. 27 in the…

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Link: 1860 Munich release awesome Oktoberfest kit


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Call the contest! It’s over! 1860 Munich have won the Football Kit World Cup!

Munich’s second-biggest club released their special edition Oktoberfest kits in preparation of the world’s largest country fair, and they are amazing.

Why are they the best?

Two words:

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Link: Ronaldinho chose Queretaro to "continue winning titles... and girls"


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Oh, Ronnie…

Brazil legend Ronaldinho Gaucho raised plenty of eyebrows by choosing to play for Liga MX club Queretaro, but he may have shed some light on his surprising decision at his official unveiling on Friday.

Per Mundo Deportivo), Ronaldinho told…

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Link: Birmingham's Wes Thomas scores net-breaking goal


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Birmingham City’s Championship game against Leeds United on Saturday was delayed for nine minutes after Wes Thomas’s 38th-minute goal literally broke the net.

Thomas dislodged the back left stanchion of the net with the game’s opening goal, and it took the ground…

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Neymar with the skills. 

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Link: Georgia player scores wonderful goal vs Ireland


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imageGeorgia midfielder Tornike Okriashvili (Getty Images)

Ireland beat Georgia (the country, not the U.S. state) 2-1 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday, but it was the losing side who provided the highlight of the match.

With Ireland up 1-0 at the time, Georgia’s Tornike Okriashvili scored a…

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Link: Georgia player scores wonderful goal vs Ireland


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imageGeorgia midfielder Tornike Okriashvili (Getty Images)

Ireland beat Georgia (the country, not the U.S. state) 2-1 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday, but it was the losing side who provided the highlight of the match.

With Ireland up 1-0 at the time, Georgia’s Tornike Okriashvili scored a…

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Link: New England Revolution midfielder celebrates goal with imaginary musket


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imageDiego Fagundez scored the equalizer in the New England Revolution’s 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Sunday, and followed it up with one of the best goal celebrations of the year.

After nicking in at the far post to tie the score at 1-1, the Uruguayan midfielder…

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Link: Croatian defender submits new frontrunner for 'Worst Miss Ever'


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Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda can rest a little bit easier tonight. The title for “worst miss ever” has a new owner, and his name is Ilija Sivonjić.

The Croatian defender for second-division side Hrvatski Dragovoljac somehow managed to keep the ball out of…

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