international soccer

For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team

For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team

The Jordanian professional soccer team Al Wihdat plays at the heart of a refugee camp, both literally and figuratively, and is both a literal and figurative product and reminder of dispossession.
Yemen Has Been Ruined By War, But Its Soccer Program Is Still Kicking

Yemen Has Been Ruined By War, But Its Soccer Program Is Still Kicking

Nearly every day, news of some fresh tragedy arrives from Yemen, a nation that has been devastated by a brutal conflict between Houthi forces and a Western-backed military coalition led by Saudi
Gibraltar Wins First Competitive Match In Its History

Gibraltar Wins First Competitive Match In Its History

History was made at the Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium in the Armenian capital on Saturday as Gibraltar won its first ever competitive match, beating Armenia 1-0. The self-governing territory was
Mesut Özil Quits International Soccer In Letter Decrying Racism And Unfair Double Standards

Mesut Özil Quits International Soccer In Letter Decrying Racism And Unfair Double Standards

Mesut Özil retired from German international soccer Sunday, in a lengthy statement released on Twitter. Özil says the fallout from a photo he took with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in May
Sweden Knock Italy Out Of World Cup Qualifying

Sweden Knock Italy Out Of World Cup Qualifying

For the first time since 1958 and only the second time ever, the Italian national team will not qualify for the World Cup. A 0-0 draw with Sweden in the second leg of the European play-off round
Don't Panic, The USWNT's Struggles Might Be A Good Thing

Don't Panic, The USWNT's Struggles Might Be A Good Thing

Tameka Butt capitalized on a Becky Sauerbrunn mistake to score the only goal of Australia’s first-ever win against the USWNT in 27 tries. Her 67th-minute score last night in Seattle, after what
Jordan Morris Is Your Unlikely Gold Cup Hero

Jordan Morris Is Your Unlikely Gold Cup Hero

“Idk why Jordan Morris is out there,” I typed to the Deadspin staff exactly two minutes before his game-winning goal. Morris was barely scoring in MLS with the Seattle Sounders this year, and even his
A Beautiful Jozy Altidore Free Kick Gave The USMNT A Short-Lived Lead

A Beautiful Jozy Altidore Free Kick Gave The USMNT A Short-Lived Lead

Jozy Altidore was in a bit of a slump, having not scored for the USMNT since September of 2016. But suddenly, he’s on fire, with two goals in fewer than 90 minutes across the past two games. Read
Belgium Golazo Enters Orbit Before Descending Into The Net

Belgium Golazo Enters Orbit Before Descending Into The Net

I don’t think Tessa Wullaert was trying to do that.Read more...
Arda Turan Quits Turkish National Team After Allegedly Choking Journalist

Arda Turan Quits Turkish National Team After Allegedly Choking Journalist

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has played for Turkey 97 times, making him the fourth most capped player in national team history. He is only 30 years old, so he was probably headed for the all-time