FIFA World Cup (Men's)

7 Days, 12 Can't-Miss World Cup Qualifiers: Your Complete Guide To The Madness

The final major international window before the World Cup begins Monday and lasts through early next week with crucial matches being contested across UEFA, CONMEBOL, Concacaf, CAF, AFC and OFC. We'll know 29 of the 32 competing nations in Qatar after this period, with only the inter-confederation playoffs (two spots) and a delayed European playoff final (one spot) to go. 

Two Generations, One Team: Quotes From Two Of America's Best

The United States soccer team finds itself at the beginning of a bright new era. 

The squad is young, hungry and ready to make its mark on the world’s stage, but the emerging generation knows it’s standing on the shoulders of those who came before them and helped establish the U.S. as a global force.

Landon Donovan — widely recognized as the best male U.S. soccer player of all time — is a legend of the American game, while Jordan Morris — winner of the Hermann Trophy (top college player) and MLS Rookie of the Year — is viewed as a difference maker for years to come.  

Sergiño Dest’s Injury Couldn’t Have Come At A Worse Time

Where is Sergiño Dest for El Clásico and the USA-Mexico World Cup qualifier? Unfortunately, ahead of what was going to be the biggest week of his career, an untimely Sergiño Dest injury is keeping the U.S. and Barcelona fullback off the pitch. Fortunately, he won’t be out for too long. 

Trying To Read Tata Martino's Mind: This Is Our Predicted Mexico XI Against USMNT

The Mexican national team revealed its roster for the upcoming and final round of games in the 2022 Concacaf World Cup qualifiers, including the highly anticipated face-off against the USMNT.

There was no need for TV nonsense. El Tri just dropped their names on social networks because the only show people need to watch is how the fans complain about Tata Martino's players' selection. 

Everything You Need To Know About How To Watch USA Mexico World Cup Qualifier

The USMNT and Mexico have played each other more than any other country in the world, but there are two meetings every four years that stand out above every other match between the old foes. For as often as the teams face off in finals and friendlies, it’s the World Cup qualifiers that tend to bring out the fiercest moments in this rivalry. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch USA Mexico World Cup qualifying match scheduled for Thursday, March 24, at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. 

Russia’s Hopes Of Competing In 2022 World Cup Effectively Ended By CAS Ruling

Russia's hopes of competing at the 2022 World Cup were effectively ended after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected a request from the Russian Football Union to freeze FIFA's suspension while their appeal is heard.

CAS said in a statement on Friday that the suspension of all Russian teams and clubs from FIFA's competitions would therefore remain in force.

The decision effectively prevents Russia from taking part in World Cup qualifying playoffs, scheduled later this month, as no CAS hearing has yet been fixed.

USMNT’s SportsCenter Roster Reveal Was A Giant Waste Of Time

The USMNT World Cup qualifying roster for the March Concacaf matches is finally here, with a bit too much fanfare, if we’re being honest. U.S. Soccer decided to reveal the squad live on SportsCenter, but the show wasn’t really worth the hype.

Because we won’t make you wait like SportsCenter did to show you the roster, here it is.

USMNT World Cup Qualifying Roster

'I'm Aussie Now': Uruguay-Born Bruno Fornaroli Ready For Australia Debut At Age 34

Striker Bruno Fornaroli missed out on playing for Uruguay at senior level but is in line for an unlikely international debut at the age of 34 after being included in Australia's squad for crunch World Cup qualifiers against Japan and Saudi Arabia.

Perth Glory forward Fornaroli represented Uruguay at junior level but has called Australia home for the last seven years and become one of the most prolific goal-scorers in the top flight A-League.

What Does Dos A Cero Mean? Explaining The USMNT-Mexico Rivalry With One Score

The first time I heard it, I wasn’t quite sure what I was hearing. I attended the first USMNT-Mexico game after the 2002 World Cup meeting, a friendly in Houston, and kept hearing fans yelling “dos a cero.” I knew enough Spanish to translate the phrase, but I had no idea of the Dos a Cero meaning and history, let alone what it would turn into.

Little did I know back in 2003, but Dos a Cero would come to define the American perspective of the USA-Mexico men’s soccer rivalry for nearly two decades. 

USMNT Makes Dumb Move Of Revealing Final WCQ Roster Exclusively On SportsCenter During March Madness

“When is the March USMNT roster coming out?” is the question fans have been asking for about a week now. The U.S. has its three final and biggest World Cup qualifying games to close out March.

Fans are eager to know who the American players will be that play Mexico, Panama and Costa Rica to try to qualify for Qatar this winter. In the past, the USMNT would release the roster via social media the week before the first game of a qualifying window. 

For the final window of qualifying the USMNT is doing things a bit different.