The World Cup is the world’s most popular sporting event. Here are 5 things you need to know about the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Soccer fever will grip the planet this week as the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil. I already have a headache. Before you pounce on me with derivations of “ugly American,” hear me out.
“We cannot win the World Cup because we are not at that level yet,” Klinsmann said. “For us, we have to play the game of our lives seven times to win the tournament.”
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann says he dropped Landon Donovan from the World Cup roster because other forwards in the player pool surpassed him in the months before the American team gathered for its pre-tournament training camp.
Graham Zusi and Aron Johannsson scored in second-half stoppage time, giving United States a 3-2 win Tuesday night that left Mexico’s hopes alive and knocked out the Panamanians.
The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan before a raucous red-white-and-blue-clad crowd.
Brek Shea’s goal in the 69th minute gave the United States a 1-0 victory over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final.
Klinsmann’s doubters have been silenced, and the unconventional German coach has the Americans one step closer to Brazil and a giant leap toward finally making good on their promise.
Giorgio Chinaglia, legendary Cosmos striker passed away on Sunday at 65. Few athletes enjoyed the excesses of winning in New York quite like Chinaglia.
Landon Donovan, David Beckham and Thierry Henry will lead the MLS roster that will play Manchester United in the league’s All-Star game.
Edson Buddle scored his league-leading 13th goal in the 10th minute Saturday night, and the Galaxy made it stand up in a 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls that featured the brightest of Major League Soccer’s newly signed stars.