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Final win would catapult Germany to new soccer heights
With a win, Germany can launch itself into a dominating era in the world of soccer. But it has to win. Germany is on the cusp of being the next Spain, the team that controlled the sport for half-a-dozen years, winning every major tournament it entered.
Argentina's soccer miracle—and economic curse
Argentina's goalkeeper Romero celebrates after saving the ball for the second time during a penalty shoot Padre José María di Paola postponed celebrating Mass on Wednesday for something less solemn: watching soccer. The man better known as “Padre ...
Brazilians Call for Soccer 'Renewal,' but Change Is Uncertain
Wall Street Journal (blog)
SÃO PAULO–In the days since Brazil's humiliating World Cup smack-down by Germany, some politicians, players and others have called for a re-boot of Brazilian soccer. Many believe that the source of the team's problems can't be laid solely at the feet ...
World Cup: What if everyone dove like a soccer player?
A video asking what would happen if everyone reacted to the slightest brush with other humans the way soccer players do — by taking a dive — has nearly two million hits in less than 48 hours. St. Catharines video production company Fourgrounds is ...
How Germany rebuilt itself into a world soccer power
German soccer was suffering the same issues that Italian soccer had gone through in the '70s. Italians weren't developing their own players. The big money of Serie A was attracting the best players in the world, which was a wonderful selling point for ...
Can Brazil Regain Soccer Glory With Beauty Over Brawn?
It's the first time since 1940 that Brazil has lost consecutive home games, prompting calls for change in a country long associated with soccer splendor. Sunday's championship match pits Germany against Argentina in Rio de Janeiro. But for Brazilian ...
The rise and fall of Canada's soccer program
Watch above: Gord Steinke sits down with FC Edmonton Head Coach Colin Miller on the Early News Thursday, July 10, 2014. EDMONTON – It was a turning point in Canadian soccer — after years of playing second fiddle to the giants of CONCACAF, ...
Nike's Risk Everything Soccer Strategy Showing Signs Of Success
It was certainly a goal of the brand, which posted a 21% increase in soccer revenue for the year June 1- May 31 preceding the tournament. However, Nike's position going into the World Cup Final is that it sells to wholesale customers on a “futures ...