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.
Get to know more about United States men’s national soccer team midfielder Kyle Beckerman.
Get to know more about United States men’s national soccer team forward Jozy Altidore.
Get to know more about United States men’s national soccer team defender Omar Gonzalez.
Fans were bedecked in red, white and blue Monday evening, as the U.S. took on Ghana in the World Cup.
Lots of news coming out of Brazil as the 2014 World Cup got underway. Here are 5 things you missed for week 2.
Ghana beat the Americans by identical 2-1 scores in the final group-stage game at Germany in 2006 and in the second round at South Africa four years ago.
Chances are you’ll encounter plenty of soccer fans ahead of Monday’s U.S.-Ghana match. But guess what? They’re not real fans if they pooh-pooh the teams in their own backyard.
World Cup excitement has hit a fever pitch in New York, but for many people the interest in soccer stars goes beyond their talents on the field.
Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben both scored twice and defender Stefan de Vrij grabbed his first international goal in a humiliating defeat for a Spain team that has won its last three major tournaments.
The inaugural game had everything aficionados love — passion, drama, spectacle, goals and a refereeing controversy that immediately set fingers wagging on Twitter.
Brazil has won 15 of its last 16 games and heads into the World Cup as a favorite to win the title, but there’s no easy opener at the sport’s marquee event.
Some tried to block traffic leading to the stadium, but police repeatedly pushed them back, firing canisters of tear gas and using stun grenades.
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.
Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …