Manchester United completed the 20 million euro signing of Argentina World Cup defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday with Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal hailing the 24-year-old as a "gifted" player. Rojo signed a five-year contract after impressing during the World Cup where he helped Argentina to reach the final. Show More Summary
Sergio Ramos is a world-class defender with a World Cup, two European Championships, a Champions League and three La Liga title to his name. The Spaniard is, however, rather prone to incidents of poor discipline. During Tuesday's Spanish Super Cup first leg, the man with 19 career red cards appeared to hit Mario Mandzukic in the face. Show More Summary
The 2022 Qatar World Cup continues to be a disastrous exercise for the world's most beautiful game. In addition to the deadly slave labor and oppressive heat, a CNN article from Monday points out that the city expected to host the final, Lusail, still needs to be built: Read more...
ESPN’s World Cup commentator Jorge Ramos may have gotten himself into some legal trouble Monday when he reported that Ecuador team captain Antonio Valencia and five other players received 50 percent of the squad’s total tournament prize money, according to Ecuador’s La Hora newspaper. He made his remarks on his ESPN radio program “Jorge Ramos […]
Enjoy these video highlights of Team USA’s recent training sessions in Chicago as they prepare for the upcoming World Cup tournament:
Afghanistan's cricket coach said Wednesday the team are on course for next year's World Cup and looking forward to touring Australia and New Zealand next month. Afghanistan earned a maiden berth in the 50-over World Cup to cap a remarkable rise which saw them graduating from division five in the World Cricket League in 2008. Show More Summary
Swansea City has revealed the signing of Argentine central defender Federico Fernandez from Napoli. The defender, who played in the World Cup, will replace Chico Flores, who joined a club in Qatar earlier this month. Fernandez, 25, who has failed … Continue reading ? Swansea City Announces £7m Signing of Argentina Defender Federico Fernandez is a post from World Soccer Talk.
The idea of “Total Football,” that ingenious and almost artful style of play developed in the Netherlands in the 1970s, is often associated with freedom and fluidity. But not so long ago, it was equally easy to label Louis van Gaal ’s so-called “philosophy” as rigid. Show More Summary
Team USA takes on the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden for another tune-up prior to the FIBA Basketball World Cup. After a trip to West Point, Team USA heads to Madison Square Garden to take on the Dominican Republic for the second game of its summer tour prior to the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Show More Summary
- Sunni tribes in Iraq vow to turn back Islamic State forces over control of Haditha - Nigerian soldiers assert they will not fight Boko Haram unless they receive better equipment - In preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, FIFA...Show More Summary
When it was announced that Louis van Gaal would become the new Manchester United manager, a lot of fans would have expected a red revolution was upon them. Van Gaal ’s relative success during the World Cup in Brazil, where he reached third place as manager of the Dutch national team, only added to the excitement. Show More Summary
Bild carry quotes from Franz Beckenbauer on Wednesday regarding in-demand Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. With Khedira’s future in Madrid in limbo amid the unresolved issue of the German World Cup winner signing a contract renewal, Arsenal and Chelsea have been rumoured to be chasing the midfielder all summer long. Now, however, those Premier League suitors […]
REVEALED: World Cup star turned down astronomical Manchester United offer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller has revealed he has rejected an astronomical offer from Manchester United in order to continue with the Bundesliga winners. Show More Summary
Being a part of the current 16-man roster for Team USA is just another feather in the cap of 25-year-old swingman DeMar DeRozan, who hopes to survive the final cuts and don the red, white and blue at the FIBA World Cup. DeRozan 's name...Show More Summary
PHOTO: World Cup star arrives for Manchester United medical - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Marcos Rojo was spotted in Manchester as the Argentine versatile has arrived to complete his medical. The 24-year-old’s former club Sporting Lisbon had agreed a deal with the Premier League giants for the sale of the Argentine international on Tuesday. Show More Summary
German tabloid Bild have an interview with Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller on Wednesday in which the German World Cup winner openly discussed an official approach from Manchester United earlier this summer. Muller, who scored 26 goals in all competitions last term, was the subject of an official bid from Old Trafford, however the attacking […]
From Jezebel's "Disney Dudes' Dick" gallery to Slate's ogling of World Cup players, some feminist sites have a double standard when it comes to physical objectification.
Paul George's brief stint with Team USA was cut short long before he could contribute to the club's FIBA World Cup competition in Spain. Even more tragically, he'll likely miss the NBA season ahead. A freak fast-break play translated...Show More Summary
Buenos Aires (AFP) - New Argentinian national coach Gerardo Martino kept faith on Tuesday with the players who got Argentina to their first World Cup final since 1990 and lost 1-0 to Germany when he named his first squad for a friendly with the same opponents in Duesseldorf on September 3.
World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted at half-time of Real Madrid's Spanish Super Cup first leg against local rivals Atletico Madrid reportedly due to the recurrence of a knee injury. Ronaldo was replaced by Real's...Show More Summary