Soccer is the most global game in the world. There are people in a vast majority of countries playing soccer, either recreationally or professionally. Some of the great soccer players did more than inspire people on the field. These great athletes also delivered inspirational quotes to fans and the media that really got people excited about the game. Fans, especially at young ages, look up to these soccer players to get them interested in the game. Very often one quote said by one player can change the course of a potential star players life. These famous soccer quotes are sure to inspire you to get on the pitch and better your game, and yourself.
Soccer (or football, internationally) is the most popular sport in the world. As such, it has a long, complex history, wrought with scandals and controversies from the Premier League to the FIFA World Cup. From game tampering all the way to murder, these are some of the biggest soccer scandals of all time.
An amazing Boxing Day just passed, which means it's time to look back on the year that was in soccer. In a year full of World Cup qualifiers, fantastic plays, and incredible moments provided by the world's greatest players, let's countdown the best soccer players of 2017.
He is, by his own admission, the greatest football player on the planet at this moment. Perhaps ever. Just to be clear, that’s unsourced, and in fact he might not hold that opinion of himself. But you can certainly imagine that he might.
Women's soccer does not receive the attention that it deserves, as it is one of the most exciting tears of soccer to watch. Among the amazing athletes that women's soccer holds, we have come up with a list of the best female soccer players of all time.
The ongoing debate of who invented the bicycle kick has been argued for decades. With multiple arguments to be made, we are going to touch on each of the possibilities, as well as dive into the technicalities of the impressive move.
The first time we saw David Beckham showing off his well-toned and inked body in a commercial was in a H&M Spring 2013 ad, directed by famed British film director and good friend Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes, RollnRolla). In it, we see the soccer superstar running through Beverly Hills, clad only in his underwear after being locked out of his LA home.
Arsenal F.C., of the English Premier League, is one of the oldest professional soccer teams still remaining in the United Kingdom, having been founded in 1886, and has a long and storied history. Arsenal has won 13 league titles, third-most all time and is one of only six clubs to win the Premier League since it's founding in 1992.
The US doesn't like soccer as much as the rest of the world, despite it being a beautiful game that helps bring people together. That being said, it's pretty clear to everyone what's next for American soccer: fame.
All of the action relies on the shooters in the game of soccer. Whether it be a free-kick, header, long-range, counter-attack, scissor kick, bicycle kick, volley, chip, or lob, the excitement of goalscoring is the reason why so many fans love the game.
The National Women's Soccer League is one of the most competitive, intense, and interesting leagues to watch. It's the league of the most talented women in American soccer. As soccer's popularity begins to grow more and more in the US, the competition among the players grows as well.
The Premier League is filled with some of the best soccer players of all time. A striker's skills are considered strictly by their statistics, ability, and athleticism. Narrowed down to only the most successful, these are the best strikers in the premier league, and what makes them so great.