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Celtic Shocks Barcelona in Champions League Match

Offensive powerhouse FC Barcelona ran into a determined defense Wednesday in Glasgow, where Celtic pulled off a 2-1 upset in the fourth round of group play in the Champions League. continue reading »

Sister of Brazilian Soccer Star Hulk Home Safe After Kidnapping

The younger sister of Brazilian soccer star Hulk returned Tuesday to her home in the northeastern city of Campina Grande after being the victim of a kidnapping, police officials said. continue reading »

Lionel Messi’s Newborn Son Thiago Already Member of Dad’s Hometown Club

The newborn son of FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi is already registered as a member of the Argentine club his dad supported while growing up in Rosario, fans of Newell's Old Boys proclaimed at a match. continue reading »

Soccer Great Maradona Says Boca Doesn’t Need Him

Argentine soccer icon Diego Maradona, recently cut loose as manager by Dubai's Al Wasl, said former club Boca Juniors has no need for him at the helm. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Star Neymar “Goes Green” with Nike Wear Made from Recycled Bottles, Beans (VIDEO)

According to Nike, Brazilian football star Neymar of Seleção will become “the world's most environmentally-friendly football player this summer.” Neymar will step onto the field wearing Nike’s GS football boo continue reading »

Argentine Diego Maradona Fired as Dubai’s Al Wasl Soccer Club Manager - Now Wants to Talk it Over

Dubai's Al Wasl soccer club fired Argentine manager Diego Armando Maradona as part of an effort to "change the image," a spokesman for the team told the Buenos Aires sports daily Ole. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Team Asks Fans to Show Support in ‘Blood’

EC Vitória, the Brazilian soccer team famous for their red and black jerseys are making some changes and asking their fans for help. In an effort to raise awareness as well as blood donations, the team has eliminated the color red from their jerseys and begun a campaign entitled, ‘Meu Sange é Rubro-Negro’ (My Blood is Red and Black.) continue reading »

Spain La Roja, Wins Euro 2012 Title, Third Straight Major Soccer Title

Spain has won the Euro 2012 title, making this their third major soccer title. Spain defeated 4-0 Italy to gain the title today in the finals. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo has Rough Game in Portugal-Denmark Match, Misses Open Goals (VIDEO)

For someone who recently claimed to be better than Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo is likely feeling quite silly after missing not one but two nearly open goals during a Euro 2012 match this week. continue reading »

Soccer Player Alex de Avila Killed in Colombia

A professional soccer player died and one of his teammates was wounded in an attack by gunmen in a town near the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, Colombian authorities said. In the shooting Alex de Avila, defensive midfielder for the second-division club continue reading »

Mexico’s “Chicharito” Hernandez is UNICEF’s Newest Goodwill Ambassador

Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, who plays for Manchester United and the Mexican national team, has agreed to serve as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF Mexico. continue reading »

Barcelona Coach Angry With Soccer Star Pique for White-Water Rafting with Shakira

Barcelona's head coach appears to be getting increasingly frustrated with one of his defender's choice in off-time activities with girlfriend Shakira. continue reading »

Las Eliminatorias sin Brasil

Comienzan las eliminatorias sudamericanas y prometen ser las más reñidas de la historia. El hecho que Brasil nos las juegue y que el peso político y deportivo de Conmebol en continue reading »

Mexico to Stanford: Teresa Noyola Receives Top U.S. College Soccer Honor

Teresa Noyola, a soccer standout for Stanford University and her native Mexico, says that the discipline to play well on the pitch should be the same as what is needed to pursue university studies. continue reading »

FC Barcelona (Barça) Named the Laureus Team of the Year

The Barcelona soccer club and Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic were honored Monday at the Laureus Sports Awards as the Best Team and Best Male Athlete of 2011, respectively. continue reading »

Brazil Thinking About Exchanging Guns for World Cup Tickets

Brazilian legislators are studying the possibility to offer discounts, tickets, official soccer balls and other merchandise to fans that turn in their fire arms to authorities. continue reading »

Club World Cup Final, the Much Anticipated Barça VS Santos (VIDEO)

The best soccer team in Europe, and the best in South America will clash Sunday in a Club World Cup Final that is a duel between Neymar and Leo Messi. continue reading »

Soccer Star Carles Puyol Helps UN to Save Orangutans of the World

Soccer star Carles Puyol, who led Spain to the World Cup title last year, is the face of a new United Nations campaign to save endangered orangutans that could face extinction within the next few decades. continue reading »

‘Messi’ The New Spanish Octopus Prophet, Predicts Barça Win (VIDEO)

A new octopus seer, this one from Spain and called “Messi,” has predicted Barcelona will come up victorious in Saturday’s “El Clásico” match against Real Madrid continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Great Socrates Dies from Alcoholism Related Health Problems

Former soccer star Socrates, who played for Brazil in the 1982 and 1986 World Cup competitions, died Sunday in a hospital in Sao Paulo where he was being treated for problems stemming from alcoholism, continue reading »