David Villa and Frank Lampard had to be thinking the same thing. Next year at this time, they will be playing for New York City FC. And it’s going to be very cool calling Yankee Stadium home.
Simon Mignolet saved two penalty kicks and Lucas Leiva scored in the fourth round to lift Liverpool past Manchester City after they tied 2-2 on Wednesday night in an International Champions Cup game.
College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.
Next Wednesday, Yankee Stadium will host another international match as Manchester City faces Liverpool as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.
Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.
After carrying his team through the group stage in Brazil with four goals, Messi seemed to run out of steam.
Germany beat Argentina to win the world Cup with a lone goal in extra time on Sunday.
On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.
To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
Catastrophic. Suffering. A Historic Humiliation. Those were just some of the apocalyptic headlines Brazilian publications used to describe the national soccer team’s 7-1 drubbing by Germany.
Germany reached the semifinals for a fourth straight World Cup by beating France 1-0 Friday in a cagey match settled by a first-half header from Mats Hummels.
Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.
Despite the huge crowds that watched the World Cup games at public venues in major cities all over the land, we have not become a soccer-mad country.
Fans lustily cheered, groaned and chanted “I believe,“ joining the chorus sung all over the country. But they didn’t just “believe that we will win.” No, they also believed that soccer has arrived.