Soccer

Ronaldo scores in Portugal's 1-0 win, Morocco…

Cristiano Ronaldo made European soccer history by scoring in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco, a result that makes the North African team the first to be eliminated from the World Cup

Former US soccer star Alexi Lalas talks diving at…

Former U.S. National Team member and FOX analyst Alexi Lalas says officials crackdown on "diving" robs game of some interesting tactics.

Neymar returns to training, Brazil guarantees…

Neymar has returned to practice two days before Brazil's next World Cup game against Costa Rica

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Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide…

A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup

Soccer amid ruins: World Cup inspires unusual fields in Peru

Excitement for soccer has reached a fever pitch in Peru's crowded capital, where a lack of open spaces has forced residents to play pickup games squeezed up against Incan ruins or in pre-colonial cemeteries

Sampaoli: Messi 'shouldn't shoulder all the…

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli says Lionel Messi "shouldn't shoulder all the responsibility" for the team's fate at the World Cup

Japan's Fans 'Make Statement' at World Cup—With…

They showed up at the World Cup match sporting trash bags. That's what the BBC is reporting about fans of "Samurai Blue," the Japanese national soccer team that beat Colombia's players 2-1 Tuesday in Russia. After the soccer teams' jobs were done in Saransk's Mordovia Arena, Japanese fans got to...

Christian Eriksen poised to break out at World Cup

Christian Eriksen expected to be game-changer for Denmark, which faces Australia

Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at…

Japan did what no other Asian team had ever done at a World Cup by beating a South American squad _ Colombia _ on the biggest stage in soccer

Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup…

Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players

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Brazil's jailed former president criticizes World Cup team

Brazil's jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made his debut as a soccer pundit, writing a column from behind bars in which he criticized Brazil's performance in the team's 1-1 World Cup draw against Switzerland

Engine bursts into flames on plane with WCup team, none hurt

Officials say a flame burst out of an engine of an airplane carrying Saudi Arabia's soccer team to a World Cup host city caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt

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World Cup Episode 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

Soccer's Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch

Seismologists clarify Mexico soccer fans didn't cause quake

Mexico's National Seismological Service says there was seismic activity around the country's capital Sunday, but it wasn't linked to soccer fans celebrating their country's game-winning goal vs. Germany at the World Cup

Changes coming to Colombia's team at World Cup…

Changes are coming to Colombia's team at the World Cup after a disappointing 2-1 loss to Japan

Bahr, last living member of team that upset…

Walter Bahr, the last living member of the U.S. soccer team that upset England at the 1950 World Cup, has died at age 91

Russian lawmaker wants to ban 'mockery' of soccer…

A Russian legislator says he wants to ban and "mockery" of the national soccer team _ and fine violators 10,000 rubles ($160)

Messi dogged by Ronaldo, history as Argentina…

Lionel Messi faces pressure to deliver for Argentina at World Cup, keep pace with Cristiano Ronaldo

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World Cup's only black coach says there should be more

Senegal's Aliou Cisse, the only black head coach among 32 at this year's World Cup, says more black coaches are needed for Africa's soccer success to improve

Calum Chambers - player profile

A profile of Arsenal defender Calum Chambers who's attracted interest from newly-promoted Fulham.