Liverpool's goal machine Daniel Sturridge has spoken to the club's website about his admiration for Diego Maradona, and how the former Argentina legend is an inspiration to him. Sturridge commented of how he studies his favourite players...Show More Summary
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Jose Mourinho believes Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo should be considered all-time greats even if they fail to win the World Cup. The Chelsea boss spoke to Yahoo! (h/t ESPN FC) about the era-defining duo's prospects of being remembered as legends of the game: He [ Messi ] is great, he is great. Show More Summary
In his Friday press conference, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted Jack Wilshere will be out for a 8 weeks with a broken foot. The young midfielder is now a doubt for England’s World Cup squad, with Wilshere unlikely to feature before the end of the season. According to today’s papers Arsenal want to be compensated [...]
Yesterday it was announced that Barcelona star Andres Iniesta would be wearing brand new boots at the World Cup this summer. The high-top Magista boots signal a completely new era for footballer’s footwear. In this video Andres Iniesta talks about his new boots (in Spanish) before an expert explicates the new design in English. The [...]
With the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals now just three months away, all eyes are starting to focus on the global showpiece event in Brazil. In particular, which stars are hitting form at exactly the right time to be able to light up theShow More Summary
With the World Cup in Brazil all but three months away, each and every side taking part will be meticulously going through their rosters, checking to see just which players fit and which don't. This week we saw a number of nations take...Show More Summary
SO! DALIAN, the first in a new series of events under the SO! RENDEZVOUS umbrella offered by China Rendez-Vous, has teamed with The Polo Life LLC to organize the first ever Beach Polo World Cup in China, from July 3–6. Read the rest of the story at: SO! DALIAN to launch first ever Beach Polo World Cup in China
French football newspapaer L’Equpe have rated each France players chances of going to the World Cup and surprisingly Samir Nasri only has a 10% chance of making the squad. The chances for Newcastle’s Loic Remy is 90% while Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann is also at 90%. Other players are rated with the following percentage: Grenier [...]
Chile have a fighting chance of advancing to the knockout stages of World Cup 2014, despite being drawn alongside Spain, the Netherlands and Australia in a daunting-looking Group B. The Socceroos will be the lowest-ranked team in Brazil,...Show More Summary
EA's quadrennial FIFA World Cup sub-series comes around as often as the global sporting event does, but this year's version will still include some familiar modes. EA Sports announced six core modes for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil this week, each...
In a week chock full of international friendlies, plenty of 2014 World Cup invitees have been fine-tuning their lineups ahead of the summer tournament. One of the more disappointing performances came from the highly fancied Argentina,...Show More Summary
"In Brazil, football is pretty much everywhere. You play at school, on the streets, even at home. It is part of our DNA." Like most kids in Petropolis —the hilly, subtropical city just north of Rio de Janeiro —Rodrigo Santoro grew up...Show More Summary
Should you sit this match out or search for a winner? Let's consider the prospects of Petrobras and AmBev.
So our staff illustrator was perusing the sneaker blogs today when he happened upon this neon-yellow/afterbirth abomination: the Nike Magista. These bad boys were first unveiled to the world today in Barcelona, and they're fucking fugly. Show More Summary
The United States Men's National Team has announced three friendly matches to become part of the final preparations before competing in the 2014 World Cup. In this "Send-Off Series," the United States will play three home matches inShow More Summary
U.S. Soccer today officially announced that the U.S. Men’s National Team will play three matches prior to the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The matches will be part of the Send-Off Series. The USMNT will play in … Continue reading ? USMNT Announce Pre-World Cup Games In San Francisco, New Jersey and Jacksonville is a post from World Soccer Talk.
England's friendly with Denmark on Wednesday was the last opportunity Roy Hodgson had to experiment with his players before he selects his preliminary squad for the World Cup squad in May. Some players saw their stock rise, others saw...Show More Summary
Following France’s encouraging 2-0 win over the Netherlands at the Stade de France on Wednesday, les Bleus' coach Didier Deschamps will be closer to knowing the majority of the 23-man squad that he will be taking to FIFA World Cup in...Show More Summary
After an action-packed midweek slate of international football goodness, which nations came out feeling "prepared" for the 2014 FIFA World Cup...and which nations did not? Here, we take a fresh look at the food chain and power rank all 32 sides ahead of the finals in Brazil this summer. Show More Summary