You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.
Ghana has thrown Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng off its World Cup squad for disciplinary reasons, plunging the team into further turmoil ahead of Thursday’s match.
While Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is no soccer aficionado, he really takes a deep look into the 2014 World Cup by asking the important USMNT related questions.
The conspiracy theorists are out in full force: Would the United States and Germany try to play to a tie Thursday that would guarantee World Cup advancement to both nations?
Soccer can sometimes be the cruelest of sports. In the blink of an eye, everything changed for a U.S. team that had seemingly punched its ticket to the knockout stage.
Varela’s goal on a diving header off Cristiano Ronaldo’s cross on the game’s last play gave Portugal a 2-2 tie Sunday on an exhausting night in the rainforest capital.
Cristiano Ronaldo again wore a brace on his left knee Friday as his Portugal team held its final World Cup training session before departing for a crucial game against the U.S.
The players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.
U.S. team spokesman Michael Kammarman did not reveal the severity of the injury but said the Americans were hopeful Jozy Altidore can return at some point during the tournament.
Cristiano Ronaldo needed an ice pack for his troublesome left knee during the day’s earlier training session, once again raising concerns about the world player of the year’s fitness.
Players hope to become the first American team to win consecutive World Cup games since a 2-0 start at the very first tournament in 1930.
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The United States will play Germany, Portugal and Ghana in a tough first-round group at next year’s World Cup that will take them on a lengthy 9,000-mile trip around Brazil.
It is a symbolic statue crafted out of an image of the Virgin Mary. Her vision appeared before three children in Fatima, Portugal 65 years ago. She is said to have visited them once a month for six consecutive months.
The meeting came as two separate cases involving fugitives with ties to both New Jersey and Portugal are being fought over in U.S. and Portuguese courts.