Kaka Has World Cup Finals Chance with Brazil, but Damage May Already Be Done
At both the 2006 and 2010 World Cups, though, he struggled to show his true ability for his country. In nine World Cup games since his 18-minute cameo in 2002, he has just one goal and, indeed, has been subbed off on more than half of those occasions.
U.S. World Cup training camp details
In 2010, the U.S. team geared up for the World Cup at Princeton University in New Jersey. In 2002 and ’06, the Americans were based at a Cary, N.C., complex, near Raleigh. In 1998, the USSF chose San Diego.
World Cup 2014: from Spain to Algeria via England – ranking the 32 finalists
Jonathan Wilson and Michael Cox rate the 32 World Cup finalists for Brazil after Uruguay become the final team to qualify Uruguay become the 32nd and last team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup late on Wednesday night so we asked Jonathan Wilson and Michael Cox to rate the finalists with only 15 days to go before the draw in Bahia. They both ranked the qualifying teams and gave them a score from ...
2014 Brazil World Cup Schedule & Dates: This Year’s World Cup Expected To Outpace 2010 WC South Africa
Despite the controversy and uncertainty surrounding the 2014 World Cup, ESPN believes that this year's edition in Brazil will be more successful compared to the 2010 edition in South Africa. Ed Erhardt, ESPN's president of global customer marketing and ...
World Cup Odds on Top Goalscorer Leaders in Copa Del Rey Final
For the second time in four years, Wednesday’s Copa del Rey Final was an El Clasico as Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 2-1 to win Spain’s oldest soccer competition. And the match doubled as an audition for World Cup 2014 and for odds on who will lead the tournament in goal scoring. Lionel Messi , Barca forward and captain of Argentina’s national team, leads the way at 7-1. Messi currently has 40 ...
Keshi can make World Cup history – Etim
Etim Esin is backing the Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi to become the first coach to guide an African team to the semifinal of the World Cup. Africa’s best performance in the competition was Cameroon (Italia ’90), Senegal (Korea/Japan 2002) and Ghana (South Africa 2010) reaching the quarterfinals. And former Nigeria midfielder Etim believes Keshi ... [Read More...]
Did Nike Hurt Its Chances at the World Cup?
When the company revealed the uniforms for the U.S. team's home games in March, there was a generally muted response; the predominantly white outfit looked eerily similar to England's uniform in the 2010 World Cup. U.S. team captain Clint Dempsey stated ...
Wayne Rooney vows to shine for England at 2014 World Cup in Brazil
• Striker aware he has failed at previous major tournaments • Roy Hodgson calls on youngsters to fight for World Cup places Wayne Rooney, the Manchester United striker who has rediscovered his mojo in an England shirt, has admitted to underperforming at major tournaments since bursting on to the international scene at Euro 2004 and the England striker vowed to put things right at the World Cup ...
4 million in U.S. trying to land World Cup tickets
FIFA is opening its last-minute phase of World Cup ticketing Tuesday, and apparently droves of Americans will be streaming down to South America for soccer this summer. As a matter...
Landon Donovan: I'm happy with any role on the U.S. World Cup team
The American is on the verge of playing in his fourth World Cup, and in an exclusive interview with Goal USA, he discusses his changing role with the U.S. team.
World Cup Team Preview: Netherlands Have High Hopes But Many Distractions
When the World Cup draw was finished many thought that the Netherlands was placed into the second toughest group. Regardless of the draw, the 2010 World Cup runner ups have high expectations ahead of Brazil. Coach Louis van Gaal has the task of mixing his ...
World Cup 2014--national team generations, part V
... only team to have made it to every World Cup): Champions in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002, second place in 1950 and 1998, third place in 1938 and 1978, fourth place in 1974, quarterfinals 1954, 1986, 2006, 2010, round of 16 in 1982 and 1990, eliminated ...
World Cup Shirts Highlight Soccer's Homophobic Atmosphere
The designer behind T-shirts using homophobic slurs regarding World Cup athletes says the shirts are not offensive. Featured Image: read more
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