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.
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.
A study says that all World Cup teams that imposed a ban on sex failed to make it to the elimination round of the event.
American sports fans have an ever-growing obsession with statistics. Just look at the sabermetrics exemplified by the movie Moneyball, or the precise planning that goes into fantasy league rosters.
Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.
President Barack Obama rang up U.S. World Cup team captain Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard this week to congratulate them on their athletic performances in the international tournament.
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.
Alejandro Bedoya is a 27-year-old American player who is currently playing as an attacking midfielder or winger with French club Nantes and as a winger with the United States Men’s National Team.
Air Force One gave President Barack Obama an advantage that wasn’t available to many other frequent flyers Thursday: the opportunity to watch the U.S. team play World Cup soccer.
With his mouth doing most of the talking thus far, let’s look at the many faces of Jurgen Klinsmann and get to know the USMNT’s head soccer coach a little bit better …