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How The Women's World Cup Works: A Guide For Everyone

In many ways, the Women’s World Cup is a lot like its male counterpart. In many ways, it isn’t. So with the tournament set to arrive this summer in France, we thought we’d explain how the Women's World Cup works in 2019.

The men’s World Cup has been around since 1930, but the women’s World Cup didn’t start until 1991. The men’s World Cup has 32 teams, the women’s just 24. The U.S. sucks at the men’s World Cup; the U.S. dominates at the Women’s World Cup.

American Sports Media Was Apathetic To USMNT Qualifying For World Cup

Four years ago, Taylor Twellman went down in U.S. sports media history with his epic rant screaming “WHAT ARE WE DOING?!” to anyone who would listen after the USMNT failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. On Wednesday night, the sports media reaction to the Americans returning to the World Cup was far more muted, almost apathetic in many cases. SportsCenter in particular buried the news deep in its flagship Scott Van Pelt broadcast.  

Overwhelmed By Opposition, Gianni Infantino Says FIFA Never Proposed A Biennial World Cup

DOHA - Gianni Infantino has stepped sharply back from hotly contested plans for a biennial World Cup, telling world soccer’s leadership that FIFA had never proposed such an idea.

The FIFA president has been under fire for the past year, particularly in Europe, for proposals to increase the frequency of the global extravaganza from every four years, to every two.

Los Hechizos Del Brujo Antuna Ponen A México En El Mundial 2022

Se acabó el sufrimiento. México hizo la tarea y luego de vencer 2-0 a El Salvador en el Estadio Azteca consiguió su soñado boleto a Catar 2022.

Sin volverse locos ni perder la cabeza, hay que reconocer que el Tri jugó mucho mejor de lo que venía haciéndolo, con más chispa en la generación de juego y mejor suerte frente al arco rival. Ayudó la actitud temerosa de La Selecta, pero también se debe destacar la fantástica actuación de Uriel Antuna.

The18 FanZone: USA vs MEXICO World Cup Qualifier

The18 hosts a FanZone at a local brewery during the USMNT World Cup Qualifier vs Mexico.

Fans step up to compete in challenges to win prizes, merch and some free beer!

Juggle Balance Challenge: Hold a pint of beer and juggle 6 times without spilling a drop!

Pin the Head on Gregg: Try to place Gregg's head back on as close as you can!

Ball Pushups Challenge: With all four hands and legs on a ball, how many pushups can you do?

FIFA Is Hoping Everyone Ignores All Its Controversies To Focus On World Cup

DOHA — FIFA officials will look to put aside division and controversy and turn the focus to this year's World Cup finals when they hold their annual congress in the Qatari capital on Thursday.

For the past year, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been under fire from critics, particularly in Europe, over his proposals to turn the World Cup from an event held every four years to a biennial tournament.

Angry Fans Are Threatening Mexico With THAT Homophobic Chant In Game Against USMNT: Here’s Why

The game vs. the United States could become a new nightmare for Mexican soccer in its war against the homophobic chant — "eeeh, puto!" — if local fans commit to social media campaigns calling to boycott the Mexican Football Federation.

A Look Into The CONMEBOL Qualifiers: What Does Each Country Need To Make The Next World Cup?

Last stop in the CONMEBOL qualifiers, and there are still a few spots for the 2022 World Cup up for grabs. Brazil and Argentina are already on the plane, while Ecuador, Uruguay, Perú, Chile and Colombia are still fighting for two direct tickets and one inter-confederation playoff slot. 

What do they need to fulfill their dreams? Here we have a guide with the results that could send them to Qatar.

World Cup Tickets Are On Sale Now, And They’re Surprisingly Affordable

Tickets to the Qatar World Cup are now on sale. As with any major event, reserving a seat to one of the globe’s biggest shows is not quite as simple as just loading up your favorite ticket app and clicking a couple of buttons. Here’s everything you need to know about how to buy World Cup tickets for Qatar 2022, which start at just $11.

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