Women's Soccer

Top 18 Late Night TV Appearances By Soccer Players

Americans loves celebrities like apple pie and making fun of baseball. It’s why late night TV shows constantly barrage us with uninspired interviews of famous actors trying to get us to watch their new thing.

But occasionally, a late night show does something truly inspired. They bring on a soccer player, someone who can actually keep the viewers who aren’t in states where marijuana is legalized awake. 

The Women’s World Cup Trophy Is One Of The Most Valuable In All Of Sports

If you’re wondering where the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is now, it’s in the midst of a two-month journey around the planet before making its way to Paris by May 2. As of today, it’s actually leaving Los Angeles, California, and making its way to Seoul, South Korea, to kick off a tour of the Far East.

The Players With The Most Women’s World Cup Goals Of All Time

On June 7, the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Paris, France. The USWNT enters the tournament as the defending champions and the world’s No. 1 ranked side, and the team can still rely on Carli Lloyd, who finished joint-top scorer in 2015 with six goals. However, when it comes to the most Women’s World Cup goals of all time, the 36-year-old remains just outside the top 10 with seven total goals.

The 1999 USWNT’s ‘Today’ Show Interview With Matt Lauer Has Not Aged Well

The 1999 USWNT pulled off one of the greatest triumphs in U.S. sporting history when it defeated China on penalty kicks to win the Women’s World Cup in front of 90,000 screaming fans at the Rose Bowl and millions more watching across the country. 

The United States’ win over China on July 10, 1999, marked a seminal moment not just in U.S. soccer history but U.S. sports history. Nearly 20 years later, the 1999 USWNT is still worthy of celebration, still one of the greatest teams to ever wear the red, white and blue of America. 

Meet The Fraudulent NCAA Women’s Soccer National Runner-Up Who Never Actually Played Soccer

The college admissions bribery and cheating scandal that gave the U.S. a rare opportunity for everyone to come together in outrage last week isn’t a story that’s going away anytime soon, from the celebrities and college soccer coaches implicated to the state of college admissions in the country. 

World Record Crowd Of Over 60,000 Watches Barça Women Defeat Atletico At The Wanda

Atlético and Barcelona drew 60,739 to the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid for a Primera División match Sunday, a world record attendance for a women’s match between two club sides. Atlético was looking to put one hand on the Spanish league title with a positive result, but Barcelona would record a 2-0 victory to cut the host’s lead at the top of the table to just three points with six matches remaining.

Samantha Kerr's Dream to Play A Different Kind Of Footy

Every little girl that participates in soccer at a young age dreams of playing on her national team or professionally. Except Australian native Samantha Kerr.

Growing up in Perth, Australia, Kerr broke gender barriers by playing a sport that was predominately male. She refers to it as footy, but that is just the outback way of saying rugby. Playing a so-called male sport is difficult for any female, but Kerr went unnoticed as a girl by her boy teammates and once they discovered she was not the same as them they cried.

VAR Officially Approved For Women’s World Cup In Rare Show Of Common Sense From FIFA

It’s rare we get to do this, so let’s take a moment today to celebrate FIFA for having some common sense. Football’s world governing body confirmed the use of video assistant referees at this summer’s Women’s World Cup. The Women's World Cup VAR decision was made Friday, a month after FIFA trialed the technology with referees at the Al Kass Cup, a youth club competition. 

This will be the first time VAR is in use for a Women’s World Cup. 

Orlando Pride Teammates Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris Are Engaged

Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris, teammates for the NWSL’s Orlando Pride, are engaged. 

Nike’s Full Range Of 14 Women’s World Cup Uniforms Has Been Unveiled

Nike will provide the uniforms for 14 of the 24 competing nations at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, and the sportswear giant unveiled them all during an incredible innovation event in Paris.

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