LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 24: Referee Mark Clattenburg looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Chinese Super League spends big on players, now may do same for referees

China and the Chinese Super League have made no secret that they want to be a world soccer superpower as soon as possible. They have tried to do that by spending outrageous amounts of money on semi-notable Premier League and Brazilian players, as well as making Argentinian Carlos Tevez the highest paid soccer player in […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 01: Ronaldinho of Fluminense during the Brasileirao Series A 2015 match between Fluminense and Gremio at Maracana Stadium on August 01, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Carmen Flores/Getty Images)

Ronaldinho reportedly turns down move to Leicester, may go to China

In Ronaldinho’s storied career, he never played in the most popular league in the world, the English Premier League. At 35, and in the twilight of his career, Ronaldinho reportedly was sought after by surprise Premier League title contenders Leicester City last month. Originally reported by Mundo Deportivo, talk supposedly broke down and the Brazilian legend […]