For better or for worse, what a difference the comfort of home makes. Chile managed to outlast a crowded field to bag their first Copa America trophy, which doubled as their first major title at a FIFA sanctioned tournament. It quickly became apparent that this team was bigger than its European stars Alexis Sanchez and
Of all of FIFA’s major tournaments, Copa America may be the most underrated. Every four years CONMEBOL’s premier competition flies under the radar, with viewing confined to clandestine computer streams and practically unsearchable destinations in the deepest reaches of the cable galaxy. What most of the world is missing is a beautiful display of grit, unparalleled style
The most corrupt organization in the history of modern sport finally got too comfortable, too greedy and too lazy. When you begin to believe you are invincible, you will quickly learn you are not. Our hearts told us this day would come, our minds told us if it hasn’t happened yet, how will it ever? The
Australia wants the world to know they won the Asian Cup, but their new focus is on Russia and the next World Cup. Read more from FOX Sports here.
Ghana just can’t seem to catch a break. Sunday’s epic loss to Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations final is just the latest chapter in a long story of misery for the proud footballing nation. Avram Grant and his resilient side were forced to endure a 9-8 penalty defeat in which the entire
Saturday marks the start of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. The 30th edition of the Africa’s premier international tournament returns to Equatorial Guinea with all the makings of a watershed tournament. History holds little chance of repeating itself this edition. AFCON’s most successful nation, 7-time winners Egypt, and defending champions Nigeria failed to qualify.
Our staff will periodically weigh in on who are currently the best players across the globe at their respective positions. After much deliberation (“Matic? you’re a homer!” – “No, I’m not! I left off Eden!” and “Dude, Kroos, no James??” – “Yeah dude, KROOS…but it’s close,” among many other points of contention), we reached a consensus.