Despedida David: Villa Calls It Quits

Spain’s all-time top international, and World Cup, goalscorer this week has decided to hang up the boots. The 37 year-old had a very illustrious career, playing in Spain, USA, Australia, and Japan. Breaking records in every league he played in. In a quote this week, David Villa described his retirement as, “It’s better to leave football before football leaves me.”

Triumph for Teenage Sensation

Bianca Andreescu becomes the first teenager to win her maiden Grand Slam since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004. The Canadian defeated Serena Williams, 37, in straight sets in the all North American US Open Final; meanwhile, Nadal edges one closer to Federer in overall Grand Slam titles, as he played with equanimity in the deciding set against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev.