National Teams

Vincent Aboubakar accepts red card with a smile after scoring winning goal vs. Brazil and taking his shirt off

Scoring a last-minute winning goal against Brazil is not a usual achievement among soccer players, but Cameroonian captain Vincent Aboubakar can scratch that from his bucket list. The striker bagged a header in the 93rd minute during the last match of Group H in the 2022 World Cup and celebrated accordingly by taking his shirt off.

Saucy Swiss assist vs. Serbia seals spot in Round of 16 for Switzerland

Switzerland defeated Serbia 3-2 on Friday in an incredibly feisty affair that had fights and one incredibly saucy goal. Switzerland realistically only needed a draw to join Brazil and advance out of Group G.

The first half saw four goals (two from each team) in a wildly competitive affair. Switzerland’s game-winning goal was scored in the 48th minute by Remo Freuler, but it was all about the backheel assist from Ruben Vargas.

This goal won’t win the best in the tournament, but it’s definitely a top 10 contender.

OFFICIAL: Christian Pulisic cleared to play vs. Netherlands on Saturday

The U.S. men's national team said Friday that forward Christian Pulisic will play in Saturday's Round of 16 World Cup match against the Netherlands in Al Rayyan, Qatar.

The hero of Tuesday's 1-0 victory over Iran to advance out of Group B and into the knockout stage, Pulisic had been counting on playing all along. The team confirmed in a social media post on Friday afternoon that he, indeed, would play.

Son gets his World Cup moment and helps send South Korea to Round of 16 with 91st minute assist

South Korea secured a spot in the Round of 16 of the World Cup on Friday with an incredible last-minute goal against Portugal to win 2-1. The South Korean victory paired with Uruguay defeating Ghana 2-0 meant that the Asian underdogs advanced due to the tiebreaker of having more goals scored than Uruguay.

Here are the best Netherlands soccer players that the USA will face in the Round of 16

If you’re a casual USA soccer fan, then you’re probably familiar by now with the best US soccer players at the 2022 World Cup. After going undefeated in the group stage, the USA will face the Dutch in the Round of 16. In this article we will share the best Netherlands soccer players at the 2022 World Cup that will face the USA.

Chao, Tata: Los candidatos para dirigir la selección mexicana rumbo al Mundial 2026

Apenas se consumó el fracaso de México en el Mundial de Catar 2022, comenzaron a borbotear nombres para reemplazar a Gerardo Martino al mando de la selección.

El Tata no es más el técnico del Tri y el mismo lo confirmó una vez acabado el duelo ante Arabia Saudita. "Mi contrato se venció con el pitazo final del árbitro", señaló.

Costa Rica estuvo clasificada a la segunda fase del Mundial durante tres minutos

La definición del Grupo E del Mundial de Catar fue una verdadera locura. Tanto que por momentos, Costa Rica estaba clasificando a la segunda fase del torneo, dejando fuera a Alemania y a España.

Sí, la misma España que los había goleado 7-0 en el debut.

El sueño en todo caso fue corto y solo duró un total de tres minutos.

The18's USA vs. Netherlands prediction

The United States navigated group play admirably, going unbeaten and only conceding once, to advance to the World Cup Round of 16 with the Netherlands awaiting at Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. ET.

The USA vs. Netherlands odds clearly cast Gregg Berhalter's men as the underdogs. After 90 minutes, the Netherlands is 10/11 to win while the United States is at 10/3. The odds for requiring extra time are at 23/10. 

This ball was called in play for Japan’s winning goal — it’s the reason Germany is out of the World Cup

Germany is out of the World Cup after an extremely controversial Japan goal vs Spain on Thursday. Germany defeated Costa Rica 4-2 but were eliminated due to having a lower goal difference than Spain.