Franz Beckenbauer under investigation by FIFA

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

After several weeks of speculation, FIFA has confirmed it has targeted former German soccer star Franz Beckenbauer for investigation by the organization's ethics committee. Beckenbauer played a leading role in Germany's successful World Cup bid in 2006, and was one of 22 FIFA voters during the 2018 and 2022 World ...

FIFA to postpone bidding on 2026 World Cup

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

To say things aren't going well at FIFA right now would be a bit of an understatement, and the horrible news for the organization kept coming on Wednesday. FIFA General Secretary and human French stereotype Jerome Valcke announced that the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup has been delayed. The ...

FIFA officials arrested en masse in Switzerland

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

It looks like one of the world's most notoriously corrupt organizations, FIFA, experienced its "Apalachin" moment in Switzerland on Wednesday morning. For those of who you might have families or hobbies, Apalachin is the 1957 raid in which some 60 mob bosses were arrested at or around the Apalachin, New York ...

2022 World Cup in Qatar won’t be played during summer

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Soccer's World Cup traditionally takes place in June and July every four years. But it has been rumored for months that FIFA was considering moving the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar because it would be far too hot for games to take place. Well, now we have ...

Brazil protests: Confederations Cup will not be canceled, World Cup in doubt

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Protests in Brazil over the past week have turned violent and the games of FIFA's Confederations Cup have become a flashpoint for controversy. FIFA has denied that the Confed Cup could be canceled as a result of the protests, but there are now serious questions about country's ability to host ...

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog

Say Hola To South America’s Rodney Dangerfield

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

To the unknowing, South American soccer is confined to Brazil and Argentina. For many, it’s easy to overlook the small nation sandwiched in between the two footballing powers. But do so at your own risk. Tiny Uruguay, a country of just 3.5 million people, currently reigns as the kings of South America. And ...

Could The United States Get The 2022 World Cup After All?

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

This is interesting news coming out of the world of international soccer. FIFA president Sepp Blatter was re-elected amidst a major controversy involving bribery allegations. These allegations have cast doubt on the voting that awarded Qatar the 2022 World Cup. Blatter could now be forced into swift action to remove the ...