Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Mexico vs. Trinidad and Tobago Gold Cup Match Was a Thriller (Video)

    Mexico vs. Trinidad and Tobago Gold Cup Match Was a Thriller (Video)

    While most of you were probably either busy watching the ESPYs or taking a break from the sports world entirely on Wednesday night, there was a pretty amazing Gold Cup match taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina, between Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago. What made this group stage match between two mediocre teams so amazing?  How about […]

  • Dad Lays Out Child with a Comically Large Soccer Ball (Video)

    Dad Lays Out Child with a Comically Large Soccer Ball (Video)

    We’ve got another candidate for parent of the year here! A dad was kicking around a giant soccer ball with some kids, when he decided to go the lob route. It worked. He cleared one child, then sent the ball within perfect range of a header. The only problem was that the kid was either […]

  • Lionel Messi Considering Split From Argentine National Team

    Lionel Messi Considering Split From Argentine National Team

    After enduring plenty of scrutiny for coming up short in yet another international tournament, Lionel Messi is believed to be pondering a temporary split from Argentina’s national soccer team. According to Argentine newspaper Olé (via the Spanish Daily AS), Messi “has been hurt by a series of personal attacks” following Argentina’s loss to Chile in […]

  • You Won’t Believe How Bad the Micronesia Soccer Team Is

    You Won’t Believe How Bad the Micronesia Soccer Team Is

    The Pacific Games aren’t exactly a showcase of world class soccer talent, what with Australia being the only team at the games ranked within the top 100 in FIFA’s World Rankings (they’re 63rd), and New Zealand (ranked 138th) being the only other team ranked in the top 150.  After those two teams, there’s the likes […]

  • The USA Also Beat Japan in the World Cup of Softball on Sunday (Pic)

    The USA Also Beat Japan in the World Cup of Softball on Sunday (Pic)

    Hey, did you watch the USA beat Japan in the finals of the World Cup yesterday? Not the soccer World Cup. The other one—the World Cup of Softball. No, of course you didn’t watch that! It wasn’t on TV, and quite frankly you probably didn’t know the tournament exists, let alone that it also featured […]

  • Dog Can’t Stop Watching Women’s World Cup Final (Video)

    Dog Can’t Stop Watching Women’s World Cup Final (Video)

    We’ve already determined that the fan in the eagle costume from Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final is the biggest USWNT fan.  And in second place, just behind her, is this dog who simply would not take his eyes off the television screen while he watched the USA defeat Japan by a score of 5-2. Check […]

  • USWNT Fan In Eagle Costume Steals the Show at Women’s World Cup Final

    USWNT Fan In Eagle Costume Steals the Show at Women’s World Cup Final

    The USWNT’s Carli Lloyd may be the MVP of the tournament, but the real MVP of Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final between the USA and Japan was this American fan and her eagle costume. Just look at her! GIF: This is all you need for the rest of this game pic.twitter.com/TWWXX8GtIU — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) […]

  • Carli Lloyd Hat-Trick Leads USWNT to World Cup Title (Videos)

    Carli Lloyd Hat-Trick Leads USWNT to World Cup Title (Videos)

    Four years after losing to Japan in the 2011 Women’s World Cup final, the USWNT got their revenge by beating the defending champs in Sunday’s final of the 2015 tournament in Canada. It didn’t take the American women long to assert themselves either, as Carli Lloyd‘s hat-trick and another goal from Lauren Holiday put the […]

  • Abby Wambach Gives Emotional Farewell Speech Ahead of Final Match (Video)

    Abby Wambach Gives Emotional Farewell Speech Ahead of Final Match (Video)

    The 2015 Women’s World Cup Final between the USA and Japan today will mark the final match for Abby Wambach in an American uniform. The 35-year-old forward has been one of the USWNT’s most accomplished players over the past couple of decades, winning the US Soccer Federation’s “U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year” award on six […]