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La Barca to Honor Ailing Coach Tito Vilanova by “Winning”

While stunned by the sudden departure of ailing coach Tito Vilanova, the FC Barcelona squad knows winning on the field is the best way to honor him, captain Carlos Puyol said Monday. continue reading »

FIFA Bans Smoking at Confederations Cup, World Cup in Brazil

FIFA announced Thursday that people attending the Confederations Cup soccer matches in June and the World Cup next year - both to be held in Brazil - will not be allowed to smoke in the stadiums. continue reading »

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Argentine striker Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Spaniard Andres Iniesta are the finalists for the 2012 Ballon d'Or as the world's best soccer player, FIFA and France Football announced in Sao Paulo on Thursday. continue reading »

2014 World Cup Mascot Will be Named Fuleco

FIFA, soccer's global governing body, announced Monday that its mascot for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be called Fuleco, a name that won in a popular vote of more than 1.7 million people. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Launches Campaign to Make Falcao FIFA’s Player of the Year

Atletico Madrid has launched a campaign promoting Colombian striker Radamel Falcao's bid to become the 2012 FIFA world player of the year. The Spanish soccer club uploaded a video Friday in support of the player on its Web site and also created the hashtag #UnTigreDeOro for use on social-networking sites, a reference to the player's nickname "El Tigre" (The Tiger). continue reading »

Messi, Forlan to Play World Soccer Masters Tour in Miami

Many of the biggest names soccer, including Lionel Messi, who is arguably the best player in the game today, come together for one of 2012's most memorable matches. The World Soccer Masters Tour will take place at Sun Life Stadium on June 23 at 7 p.m. continue reading »

Miracle: Futbolist Salvador Cabanas Makes Professional Comeback in Spite of Bullet Lodged in Skull

When futbol player, Salvador Cabañas was shot back on January 25, 2010 no one thought that he would survive the close range bullet to the head or that he would return to professional playing when the bullet remained in his skull. continue reading »

Latinos Dominate “Best Goal Award” List

Vote for your favorite goal of the 2011, voting ends December 5, and the player with the most votes will be presented with the Puskas Award for the best goal. continue reading »

FIFA to Offer Cheap World Cup Tickets For Underprivileged Brazilians

FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke said the association is working to provide unprivileged Brazilians with affordable passes to 2014 World cup games. continue reading »

Telemundo Pays $600 Million for World Cup Spanish-Language Broadcast Rights

It has been reported that between Fox and Telemundo, more than $1 billion is being paid for the broadcast rights of the 2016 and 2022 World Cup championships, which Telemundo paying $600 million for the Spanish-language U.S. rights. continue reading »

Brazilian Fútbol Legends Launch Social Network To Find Talent

Brazil soccer Legends Ronaldo and Zico have launched Pnera, a social network dedicated to finding the soccer stars of the future. continue reading »

Watch Brazilian Fútboler Marcello Matrone Doing the Waka-Waka (VIDEO)

Every time Marcello Matrone scores, he and his mates run to the sidelines for wigs, hats and other props to celebrate parodying pop music choreographies. continue reading »