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Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 6 days ago

Ronaldo vs Messi: What if Ronaldo had signed with MLS?

For years, the likelihood of Cristiano Ronaldo coming to Major League Soccer was high. It was a natural fit for the Portuguese who fit the framework for a popular athlete in the United States. That did not happen, as Ronaldo opted for the Saudi Pro League. Instead, Lionel Messi, his individual rival, joined Inter Miami […]

Apple TV

/ 12 days ago

Will MLS’ Open Cup PR fiasco impact MLS Season Pass signups?

Major League Soccer's 29th season begins in less than one week. In what is Lionel Messi's first full season in MLS, his Inter Miami team kicks off the season opener on February 21st against Real Salt Lake, live on MLS Season Pass. Normally, the excitement level for a season opener featuring the world's greatest player […]

World Cup

/ 22 days ago

FIFA reveals World Cup 2026 match details for each host city

After lengthy delays by FIFA, the world's governing body of soccer has finally announced how many games each city will get, as well as who will host the 2026 World Cup Final. World Cup 2026 match details Here are the details city by city for the 104 games in total: Atlanta: The city will host […]

Argentina

/ 25 days ago

Copa America tickets on sale ahead of general public date

Are you tired of waiting for Copa America tickets to go on sale? CONMEBOL originally planned to put them on sale in mid-January, but due to further planning delays by CONMEBOL, the tickets will now go on sale on February 28, 2024. The irony is that Copa America tickets have legally been on sale since […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 27 days ago

'Big-money' MLS contracts prevent American player development

Weston McKennie recently earned a new contract offer from Juventus that would pocket him $2.7 million per season. The deal would tie McKennie to Juventus through the 2026/27 season. It is also a handsome raise for a player that certainly deserves it. However, the wages the club is offering are only marginally higher than what […]

Book Review

/ 28 days ago

Book review: The fall of Manchester United rests on the Glazers

What do we want in the owner of our favorite soccer club? We want someone who cares and whose primary interest is the success of our club. We want them to spend whatever it takes to win, whatever that means. Fans prefer them to be local and to have gone on the same emotional roller […]

Barcelona

/ 30 days ago

Xavi to leave Barcelona this summer; How his departure will hurt the club

Xavi's time as FC Barcelona manager is coming to an end. After losing 5-3 at home to Villarreal, Xavi said he will step down from the club at the end of June. He admits that it's time to move on for the betterment of Barcelona's future. Was the decision his own or did he announce […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 41 days ago

Peculiarities of MLS and why fans embrace its quirkiness

Major League Soccer is different. It has a format, number of teams, contract rules, and several other intricacies of the league that make it stand out from the rest of world soccer. Some of those differences are good, and they provide MLS methods of differentiating from the negatives of world football. Other parts of MLS […]

Girona

/ 41 days ago

Why Girona is the best story in Europe this season

The season Girona is putting together in LaLiga has the potential to be the biggest story in the history of the Spanish top flight. After 20 games, the club in the northeast of Spain leads the league. Girona only made its first appearance in LaLiga six years ago. After finishing 10th in the 2022/23 campaign, […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 42 days ago

Top 100 most popular soccer teams on US TV

Soccer teams in the US are growing increasingly popular as the sport continues to expand. But who are the most popular soccer teams on US television? Now, there is a list of the top 100 teams that have the most fans based on their viewership on TV and streaming. The Mexican and English top flights […]

benfica

/ 43 days ago

Benfica rises above all with most profitable academy in world

There are clubs throughout the world that turn a profit with their academy, but none are as profitable as Benfica. The Portuguese club has made a knack for developing players and shipping them out across Europe. Now, that includes some of the best players in the world. Notable exports from the Benfica academy include the […]