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/ 765 days ago

Who will win the 2022 World Cup?

It is anybody's guess who will win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar come November and December. There are, of course, favorites to win the tournament. Out of Europe, France, Germany and England are always among the favorites. Also, Spain and Portugal always have strong sides. Cristiano Ronaldo is playing in perhaps his last World […]
Marco Luzzani

Italy

/ 770 days ago

Italy using the UEFA Nations League as a chance for a restart

Italy entered the UEFA Nations League A Group 3 with a productive restart atop its group. Roberto Mancini honorably discharged several veterans after Italy's loss in the Finalissima to Argentina. In turn, Italy's manager created the opportunity for budding players. Players that, previously, may not receive an opportunity with the national side. Serie A possesses […]

Pele

/ 789 days ago

Greatest soccer film ever made? Victory deserves a consideration

The soccer film Victory puts a sporting twist on the propaganda during WWII in Nazi Germany. When FIFA staged the first World Cup in 1930, the tournament only had 13 nations. The contemporary version, such as Qatar 2022, has 32. In 2026, that number balloons up to 40. That first tournament, Uruguay, the host, emerged […]

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/ 793 days ago

Which countries are FIFA World Cup rivals?

The FIFA World Cup produces rivals that are seemingly exclusive to this competition. In international soccer, the majority of rivalries are geographical. For instance, Mexico and the United States have a heated rivalry as neighbors. Similarly, Brazil and Argentina consistently produce world class talent going head-to-head regularly. Finally, England and Germany date back to before […]
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/ 807 days ago

Top 10 World Cup upsets ranked

When thinking about the World Cup upsets ranked, there are certain runs that spring into mind. Cameroon became the darlings of Italia 90 by reaching the quarterfinals. Twelve years later, fellow African side Senegal finished second in a group featuring two prior World-Cup-winning nations. In a Final, Uruguay defeated Brazil in front of over 170,000 […]

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/ 820 days ago

What country has the most World Cup soccer titles?

The countries with the most World Cup soccer titles are an elite group. These nations have history of producing world class talent each year. Therefore, they are always in the mix for contention when the World Cup rolls around every four years. In the 21 editions of the tournament, only eight countries out of FIFA's […]

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/ 823 days ago

World Cup top scorers of all time

The World Cup top scorers of all time list differs heavily from the stereotypical list of who the greatest players of all time are. If anything, that signals that heroes are made in the monthlong competition that happens every four years. For example, Cristiano Ronaldo has seven goals in his four World Cup competitions. That […]
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Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 3541 days ago

Depression In Soccer Needs More Attention

November 10th seemed just like another day in the soccer calendar but the date marked the 5th anniversary of the death of Robert Enke.  The former German international, who was tipped to be his country’s No. 1 at the World Cup in South Africa, took his own life at the age of 32. Enke had battled depression, but unfortunately felt […]