#soccer

  • United States Men’s Soccer team fails to qualify for World Cup for first time in three decades!

    COUVA, Trinidad (AP) — Twenty-eight years after one of the United States’ most important victories came in stunning fashion at Trinidad to end a four-decade World Cup absence, the Americans’ chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela. The U.S....
  • US WOMEN’S SOCCER STAR ALEX MORGAN KICKED OUT OF DISNEY WORLD!!!

    Alex Morgan is known for her impressive play on the soccer field and apparently she plays just as hard in her spare time. (Photo credit: Getty images) The United States Women’s Soccer star was among a group of professional soccer players who got kicked out of Disney World’s Epcot...
  • 1st phase of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia tickets sales begins

    The first stage of tickets sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia began at 12:00 MSK on Thursday September 14. During the first phase, fans will be able to submit ticket applications on FIFA’s official website for a specific match – from the opening game through to the...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo loses his cool and gets Banned 5 Matches!

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for five matches after his red card and subsequent conduct against Barcelona in the Super Cup. News of the suspension for the 32-year-old came via BBC Sport on Monday. The legendary forward was given his marching orders at the Camp Nou just after scoring his team’s second...
  • Soccer players banned for life from playing for their country

    Two Iranian national team players, including the team’s captain, have been banned from playing for their country for life after they participated with their club team in a game against an Israeli opponent, according to an Iranian government official.   The national team’s captain, 33-year-old Masoud Shojae, and Ehsan...
  • Father of boy who died on soccer field wants mandatory AEDs

    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – The father of a 16-year-old boy who died on a soccer practice field is calling for life-saving emergency equipment to be mandatory where children play sports. Meanwhile, the family of Michael Jones is preparing to say their final goodbyes. Prescott Jones said his son will be missed. Michael...
  • DC United’s Star Goalie is a Muslim who Balances Faith with Football

    Ramadan is Islam’s holy month. It is a time of reflection honoring the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. It is also a month of fasting during which able-bodied Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset, which poses unique challenges for professional athletes. VOA’s Arash...
  • Xabi Alonso has retired!

    MUNICH — It’s not the summer that Xabi Alonso worries about. The next couple of months, he knows, will be easy. There is a family vacation to the United States scheduled, and then weeks of empty days to fill however he sees fit. His calendar has been left deliberately,...
  • Little Girl And Soccer Team Disqualified Because Judges Didn’t Believe Her Gender

    An 8 year old girl was humiliated at her soccer tournament this past Sunday after organizers thought that she was a boy. They accused Mili Hernandez of being a boy who posed as a girl just to give her Oraha’s Azzuri Cachorros team an advantage. The Hernandez Family even...