What an utter and complete joy to witness the 2018 World Cup. For the first time in my life I knew friends living in the various participating countries (Denmark! Belgium! Australia!) and saw firsthand just how into it everyone outside of America is. The rarity of the event combined with a solid tournament set-up really […]
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President Obama welcomed our glorious world champion’s to the White House this morning! “This team taught all America’s children that playing like a girl means you’re a badass,” Obama said. “This victory was about more than soccer. It was about dominance, and skill, and inspiring our whole country. “The’ve inspired millions of girls to dream […]
The single greatest thing in the history of mankind?
Today in New York City we made history. The United States Women’s Soccer team became the first women’s team to ever be honored with a ticker-tape parade. And damn, did they deserve it. Not only did our girls dominate on the field, going ahead 4-0 and finishing with a 5-2 victory in the World Cup, but they […]
Goal! Goal! Goal! Goal! That’s what the first 16 minutes of today’s World Cup Final felt like, an early United States onslaught that was four years in the making. In the 2011 World Cup, our hearts were broken in a shootout loss to Japan. While our team avenged the defeat in 2012 by beating Japan […]
It was a 2-0 bloodbath in Montreal. The girls collided heads early on, literally spilling blood on the grass. It was a nasty, penalty-ridden win for the girls in Red, White, and Blue. And it will all be remembered by a missed German penalty kick. For the first time in the 30-year history of Germany […]
French Heartbreak -Led whole game -Dominated scoring chances -Tied on hand ball in 84th minute -Lost 5-4 in PKs USA Beats China to Advance to Semis -Great defense limited Chinese scoring opps -Great Ball Handling -Headed in GWing goal, several decent chances -Can win World Cup with Spanky
USA USA USA A 1-0 win over Nigeria clinched group D for the ladies of the Untied States. We won against Australia 3-1, but they still advance with a tie of Sweden (a top ranked favorite). The tie of Sweden pushed us to the top, eliminating the favorites along with U.S.A. in the group of […]
Hell of a ride, Brazil.
Both defenses stayed knotted for 90 minutes, and that 0-0 score held through extra time as well. It came down to the dreaded yet exhilarating penalty kicks. Five apiece. The game began with a tremendous block from the Argentinian goal keeper, firing everyone up. Lionel Messi, one of the world’s superstars, stepped up next and […]
WATCH Brazil 1-7 Germany: Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Germans Stun Brazilians | World Soccer Talk. Just brilliant commentary – “but he wouldn’t fancy getting back, would he?”
Hey you whiny little bitch: you didn’t make the team because you fucking suck. FUCK YOU YOU LITTLE BITCH MADE PUSSY. HOW DARE YOU TAKE AWAY FROM OUR AMAZING FINISH? FUCK YOU YOU LITTLE CUNT BITCH. Our coach is the reason we made it this far. WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH ALL YOU GODDAMN SPOILED […]
I’ve never felt as involved in a World Cup. The presence of a real team with a good coach gave us hope like we’ve never before experienced as American soccer fans. Thank you. I will enjoy the rest of the World Cup. The stage has made me feel a little smaller, for more a part of a bigger […]
Chile tied it at one in the first half and that’s where it stayed – through extra periods and on to a shootout. Both teams were tremendously exciting, matched by the class of announcing, the English. Many shots just missed through some real nerves with Brazil’s home crowd behind them. These stakes have to be […]
Group of death With a 1-0 loss to Germany, the United States stayed close enough to beat Portugal for second place in Group G at the World Cup. We beat Ghana 2-1 and tied Portugal, and they beat Ghana 2-1 as well today. However, their 4-0 loss to the Germans sealed our ticket.
There were two sides to this game: Side A) USA trailed 1-0 for essentially the entire opening half B) Portugal trailed 2-1 heading into the extended injury time Side “A” felt like we were on the brink, and “B” really felt like we had it won. If not for a last-second goal to tie it, […]
Take that you dirty snarfs!
Han’s daughter Hope Solo with some amazing saves – including one point-blank down the stretch! We’ll take the gold!
The girls of U.S.A. will face Japan in the Olympic gold medal game, a rematch from the 2011 World Cup. Japan won the shoot-out, 3-1, after the score was tied 2-2. The match is set for Thursday, August 9, at 2:45 PM ET.
Brazil’s Neymar Pele says his Brazilian boy is Soccer’s Stud. In 2012 Futebol Brasileiro, he has 10 goals and 3 assists in 11 games. Lionel Messi, Barcelona 2011/12 Spanish La Liga 31 Games, 39 Goals, 13 Assists (ESPN).