WATCH: David Villa slipped on embarrassing PK miss

Spanish striker David Villa is one of MLS’s major international stars and one of the faces of the NYCFC franchise. This penalty kick attempt from the star striker isn’t going in his personal highlight reel. Villa stepped up to the spot but slipped at precisely the wrong moment. That sent the ball flying through the air like an Alex Rodriguez pop-up in foul territory. And...
Via The Comeback
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orlando City nets goal in extra time to earn draw with NYC FC

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kevin Molino scored in extra time to give Orlando City a 2-2 tie with New York City FC on Sunday.Molino put away a header from the center of the box in the 94th minute to extend Orlando City's unbeaten streak to three games. Carlos Rivas fired a cross to the far post that Cyle Larin centered to set up Molino's sixth goal of the season.Frederic Brillant scored his...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Andrea Pirlo and David Villa combine for a world-class goal

At 34 and 37, respectively, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo may be entering the twilight of their careers, but time and again, they continue to deliver the goods.Through their second full season together in Major League Soccer, both have experienced mixed results -- Pirlo has openly criticized the league for its style of play and has struggled to adapt to the physical nature game in...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nice guy David Villa spotted buying food for homeless father and son

David Villa was in Portland with NYCFC as they got ready for their match against the Timbers. And at some point on Sunday morning, he spotted a homeless man and his son, so he went into Starbucks, bought some food and gave it to the pair.That's very kind of Villa and not at all surprising. He has long been considered one of the nicer guys in the sport, so this fits.NYCFC went on...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch ageless wonders David Villa and Didier Drogba deliver the goods

Didier Drogba and David Villa, two of Major League Soccer's biggest names and elder statesmen, both proved they're still worth the price of admission Saturday with a pair of beautiful goals.In the first half of Montreal's game against the Colorado Rapids, the 38-year-old Drogba looped a beautiful free kick over the wall and into the net to give the Impact a halftime lead:Please never...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

NYCFC and Chicago Play to Goalless Stalemate

With two on his back, David Villa was quick to tee his right foot up and send a driven shot to the near post after Matarrita’s rejected cross landed at his feet. But just as Yankee Stadium was preparing to celebrate, Chicago keeper Matt Lampson’s last-ditch lunge tipped the game’s first clear goalscoring chance out for a corner, and the score remained 0-0. It was the 28th...
Via The Sports Journal
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Mexico Soccer: Tough American test for El Tri

An inexperienced Mexico squad will be put to the test against a United States team well equipped with its arsenal of veteran players. El Tri may be forced to face a glimpse of its Copa America reality should it obtain an embarrassing result Wednesday. And while El Tri is attempting to assemble the perfect alternative squad for Copa America, the United States will be all business...
Via isportsweb.com
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

David Villa said farewell to Spain with nifty back-heel goal (GIF)

David Villa played in the final World Cup game of his career on Monday afternoon, and the Spanish striker went out in style. Villa, who is Spain’s all-time top international goal scorer, netted an impressive back-heel goal against Australia. Villa, 32, was one of the most important pieces of Spain’s 2010 team that took home […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emotional David Villa breaks down in final WC match

An emotional David Villa broke down in tears, crying in his final World Cup match for Spain.
Via Gamedayr
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

David Villa’s Transfer to New York City FC Is A Done Deal, Reveals Source

David Villa’s transfer from Atletico Madrid to New York City FC is a done deal, according to a source who confirmed the news to World Soccer Talk. Meanwhile, the Manchester Evening News newspaper has published a photograph of Villa heading into a hospital in Manchester to complete his medical ahead of an announcement that is expected to be made this week. David Villa, Spain...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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