It’s been said over and over again. And the US’s 4-2 loss to Mexico in the Gold Cup Finals just drives the point home once again. Soccer is not America’s game. However, it was more than just a faltering US team that allowed Mexico to comeback and take the Gold Cup that reminded the rest [...]
In a game that must have felt like sweet revenge, the US Soccer Team beat Panama 1-0 on a Clint Dempsey goal to make it to the Gold Cup Finals for the fourth year in a row. Now the US team will meet Mexico in the finals this Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. [...]
Something seems off about this year’s US Gold Cup Team. After losing to Panama 2-1 for the first time in nine meetings just a couple of days ago, the US just eeked past Guadeloupe to make it into the Gold Cup Quarterfinals. Anything can happen in a tournament, of course. But getting beat early only [...]
For the first time in 9 attempts, the land of really long canals and drug-trafficking dictators has beaten the US 2-1 in Gold Cup play. Over the past several years, the US team has continued to legitimize its place among some of the world’s better teams. This loss in group play doesn’t exactly help the [...]
Mohamed bin Hammam was vying to become FIFA’s next president until he suddenly withdrew due to allegations of corruption within the organization. Bin Hammam was attempting to unseat incumbent Sepp Blatter who has been FIFA’s president for the past 13 years.
The Qatari challenger to 13-year incumbent Sepp Blatter has been accused of arranging bribes [...]
Look, when it’s time to lift the trophy, it’s time to lift the trophy. When it’s time to party it’s time to party. Two totally different times, people. Someone should have told that to Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos. Check out Serg as he drops the prized Copa Del Rey Trophy and watches it roll under [...]
If you follow Chad Ochocinco on Twitter, you quickly realize that the former/current NFL wide receiver is probably suffering from ADHD. He’s always going somewhere, talking about what he’s planning on doing or where he’s eating. Most of it doesn’t make a lot of sense. What is clear, though, is that Ochocinco is a shameless [...]
This is one of those scenes that you’ve got to watch a couple of times in order to make sense of it. Check out Belgian Soccer goalie, Sammy Bossut of Zulte-Waregem, doing his best impression of one of his forwards. Unfortunately, he did it in the shadow of his own goal, allowing a player from [...]
This is one of those things that civilized societies just have to see to believe. According to a report by CNN:
A professional soccer player in Colombia faces up to three months in jail for kicking an opposing team’s lucky owl, which had been been hit by a ball after landing on the field [...]
For the first time, Arsenal has just beaten Barcelona in Champions League play 2-1. At one point, Arsenal trailed 0-1. The winning goal came in the 83rd minute by Andrei Arshavin after Robin Van Persie tied it up only six minutes earlier.
Arshavin’s kick was from eighteen yards out after a beautiful pass from Samir Nasri. [...]