Archive for the ‘US Soccer’ Category

…And The Home Of The 30th Ranked Soccer Team In The World

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

This was originally going to be an outraged post about the travesty that is the FIFA World Soccer Rankings. Then, I took a look at the list, and all the teams above us, and realized the terrible truth: yeah, they got it pretty much right. We're that terrible.Currently, the US ...

But Is His Girlfriend Hotter Than Cristiano Ronaldo’s?

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Meet Kerlon Moura Souza a.k.a. Kerlon Foquinha, Brazil's next Big Futbol Star. He's 19 and quite the up-and-coming talent. He's already being heralded as the next Ronaldinho, which has meaning in the soccer world, we swear. Clubs such as Manchester United, AC Milan, and Middlesbrough(!) have recently shown great interest ...

Adu Headed To Europe

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

A deal that had been rumored for several days has finally come out as a fact, and Freddy Adu will be headed to the Portuguese Premier League. He will be sold from Real Salt Lake to Lisbon's Benfica for $2 million. Benfica, who finished third in the league standings last ...

Adu, U.S. Bounced At Under-20 World Cup

Sunday, July 15th, 2007

The United States and Freddy Adu were knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup Saturday after a 2-1 overtime loss to Austria. The quarterfinal win for the Austrians is being considered a major upset.The Americans jumped ahead 1-0 in the 15th minute thanks to a brilliant cross by Adu, and ...

Adu, Bradley Lead U.S. To Quarterfinals

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Despite being down late in the match and being dominated for most of it, the US Under-20 national team knocked off Uruguay 2-1 in overtime yesterday, to advance to the quarterfinals at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.After a first half that saw the US on the defensive throughout, the Americans ...

Yeah, Totally Couldn’t Use This Guy On The National Team

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

Just some highlights of the US Under-20 National Team spanking Poland 6-1 the other day at the U-20 World Cup. Oh, and just to ram home my point about Freddy Adu a littler more, he's had a hat trick, including a sick, repeat sick goal to put the US ahead. ...

Shocking

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

Team USA lost yet again in the Copa American tournament in Venezuela. This time the loss came at the hands of Paraguay 3-1. We know, the score shocks you. It shocked us. We'll give you time to recover. Obviously no one saw this coming.That's right, this incarnation of the American ...