After playing an important role for Germany in Brazil over the summer, the forward has slumped dramatically in form this season and faces an uncertain future.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
With a title challenge looking bleak and the team throwing away comfortable leads, the Frenchman can only remind Gunners fans of what might have been.
Goal takes a look at the worst teams in Major League Soccer history to bring home the championship trophy.
The Argentine is now level with the Real Madrid icon on 71 strikes in Europe's premier club competition, but which of the two has had the greatest impact on the tournament?
Bruce Arena's men came away from the first leg with a narrow one-goal victory, and they are feeling bullish about winning the series in Seattle next week.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
The Apertura playoffs are set, and several intriguing first-round matchups have developed from the league's parity this season.
A year ago, the Revs midfielder was recovering from a torn ACL and facing an uncertain club future. Today, he is lighting up the MLS playoffs.
There is no end in sight to the Merseysiders' horror run as their lack of resilience and attacking threat was once again exposed in another Selhurst Park setback.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The Gunners have made their worst start to a season since 1982 after Saturday's 2-1 home defeat by Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium, in which they largely dominated.
The Serbian defender has struggled badly at Inter since his summer move from Old Trafford, and the switch to a back four could squeeze him out in the short term.
Friday, November 21, 2014
While the Manchester United manager is at least experimenting with ways to rejuvenate his new club, Arsenal's season is floundering as a result of familiar failings.
The legends have both guided their teams to the MLS conference finals after shifting to left-sided positions.
The Blues have a realistic chance of equaling Arsene Wenger's achievement of 2003-04 - but how does Jose Mourinho's side stack up against the famous Gunners?
Attacking stars are garnering most of the spotlight in the MLS conference semifinals, but a quartet of the league's best defenders will determine who gets to the MLS Cup final.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A total of 52 players suited up for the U.S. national team in 2014. Goal ranks the Americans on their overall international play over the year.
The former Super Eagles star has told Goal that the current national crop needs to convince the public that they care about playing for their national team.
With the 22-year-old approaching the last six months of his contract, Basel is bracing for a flurry of interest from Europe's big guns in January.
The Blancos continue to rack up huge debts but remain among the world's top spenders. Their unrivaled position of power means their losses are not a major problem just now.
The two men share a number of striking similarities, from their playing styles to their route to the Premier League, but seem destined to always compete against each other.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award will be announced Thursday, and the New England Revolution star should bring it home.