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By Belal Abdel On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

USA Soccer Moves Up in FIFA Rankings Ahead of World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is rapidly approaching, and to push anticipation for the event even further, FIFA has released their latest rankings. At the top are no surprises, as Spain and Germany sit in 1-2 positions. More...

By Erin Simon On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Brazil Wants to Shoot Down Planes Flying Over World Cup

Brazil is not playing around when it comes to them hosting the World Cup. They have enforced a no-fly zone within “four nautical mile radius” of the twelve World Cup stadiums. They currently have a More...

By Brian Bouhl On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Nike and adidas Compete for Knit Soccer Boot Supremacy

Nike and Adidas are continuing their rivalry in spring and summer, this time doing battle on the new high-top, knit, sock-included soccer boot field. Adidas fired shot number one when it introduced “the world’s More...

By Tj Llewellyn On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Russian Politicians ask FIFA to Throw U.S out of World Cup

  It appears that Russian politicians aren’t happy with the United States meddling in their affairs so according to World Soccer, they’ve decided to attempt the impossible and get them tossed from More...

By Erin Simon On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Fan Tries to Kiss Victor Bernárdez but Gets Curved (Video)

The other day, after Victor “Muma” Bernárdez played his last game for the Honduran national team (he will retire after the World Cup), in a friendly match against Venezuela,  a fan tried to get very More...

By Brian Bouhl On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

US vs. Ukraine Friendly Will be Played as Scheduled

U.S. Soccer has confirmed Tuesday, that the United States and Ukraine friendly will be played as scheduled Wednesday, with kickoff slated for 2p.m. EST (ESPN2, UniMas). “The Football Federation of Ukraine confirmed More...

By Greg Smith On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

USA Soccer Unveils Home World Cup Jersey (Photo)

Early this morning, US Soccer unveiled their home jerseys for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The reaction so far to the jersey designed by Nike has not been too positive but it is pretty  tough to please the masses More...

By Tj Llewellyn On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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Jennifer Lopez & Pitbull to Feature in World Cup Anthem

  According to a story via the Daily Mail, pop superstar Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pitbull have been chosen to perform the World Cup anthem this summer in Brazil. US rapper Pitbull will be joined by superstar More...

By Tj Llewellyn On Friday, December 6th, 2013

U.S.A Placed in ‘Group of Death’ in World Cup Draw

  Today was a day all soccer enthusiasts across the planet have been looking forward to as the World Cup draw took place in Costa do Sauípe Resort, in Bahia Brazil. Before each of the 32 teams taking part More...

By Greg Smith On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

12 People Die in Algeria Celebrating World Cup Berth

Qualifying for the World Cup is a very exciting moment for a country. There is generally a lot of celebrating since it’s a big deal when you country makes it. Algeria’s celebrations took a turn for the worst More...

By Greg Smith On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Caption The Photo: Qatar’s World Cup Stadium Looks Like…

A virtual rendering of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Stadium has been released and it reminds me of something. I just can’t put my finger on it…  More...

By BSO Staff On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Fox Sports Gus Johnson to Lend his Voice to 2018 World Cup

Gus Johnson has made a name for himself in commentary over the last couple of decades most notably in college basketball’s March Madness tournament from 1996-2011. You might recognize him as the exuberant, More...