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On Sept. 2, the woman dubbed Blue Girl set herself on fire in front of an Iranian courthouse. She later died in a hospital from severe burns.
If higher pay was of such importance to the team, why alienate half of the country by protesting the flag and picking Twitter fights with the president?
Last year, the men’s World Cup generated $6 billion, and gave about 7 percent to the teams. The 2019 Women’s World Cup made $131 million, and gave out more than 20 percent to the teams.
Liberal media writers are so crouched in their defensive feminist stances that they can’t seem to see U.S. women’s soccer players’ poor behavior for what it is.
According to a report in 2017 by the International Trade Union Confederation, at least 1,200 foreign workers had died in Qatar since it was awarded the World Cup in 2010.
Once latched on like a demonic baby, World Cup Derangement Syndrome draws forth life from its parasitic host, leaving nothing but a dry husk of the once-vibrant humanity behind.
Soccer will never be American football, but it can find a place in your heart. Plus, information to make that dude who keeps whining about calling it soccer instead of football shut up.
The World Cup’s first round of games wraps up today. If you haven’t been paying attention, you’ve missed out on an exciting tournament.
The 2018 World Cup has the potential to offer as much intrigue off the field as on it. There will be plenty to watch, aside from international relations.
Several leaders from countries participating in the 2018 World Cup finally decided to punish Russia by … not sending government officials to the World Cup.
I’m skeptical of the focus on (mostly European) developmental structures as the cure-all for America’s soccer woes, at least in the short term.
Three wins in four while playing the style of soccer that many American fans wish the senior team could. It’s enough to give hope to even the most cynical fans.
I wonder if the U.S. national soccer team failed because no one on this team knew how to handle failure.
I saw the U.S. Men’s National Team walking for the nth time in a match they only needed to draw.
This cycle has revealed a startling dearth of talent, with the United States relying too heavily on players over 30 and 19-year-old Christian Pulisic.
These next seven weeks will give Arena and the U.S. team the best chance to finally right a ship that had strayed off course for a large portion of the last two years.
Coach Bruce Arena had almost no time with the full squad. He’ll also be under significantly more pressure, with both games essentially must-wins.
FIFA wants to water down the World Cup tournament by expanding it from 32 to 48 teams starting in 2026.
This little man has done things with a soccer ball on his foot that would make Pele blush. He shouldn’t let international championship losses end his storied career.
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