RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 20: Neymar (C) of Brazil celebrates with team mates after the Men’s Football Final between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana Stadium on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

What’s next for Brazil, and how far can Neymar take them?

It couldn’t have been more perfect, having Neymar take the final penalty that would win Brazil their first gold medal in Olympic history. The man whom so much is asked by his country was the one to deliver for them. The match against Germany on Saturday became a nationwide therapy session when Neymar sent Timo Horn […]

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL – AUGUST 16: Germany celebrate winning the Women’s Semi Final match between Germany and Canada on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Mineirao Stadium on August 16, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Sweden tries to surprise, Brazil tries for home glory and Germany tries for double gold in Olympic soccer

Germany has never won a gold medal in Olympic soccer, though the East German men won in 1976. In 2016, both the men and women’s teams have a chance to do something no country has ever done, win double gold. Simply getting to this stage is unprecedented for either side, as Germany hasn’t done better […]

HOUSTON, TX – JUNE 13: Jose Manuel Velazquez #6 of Venezuela celebrates after scoring a first half goal during the 2016 Copa America Centenario Group match between Mexico and Venezuela at NRG Stadium on June 13, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

The biggest surprises of the Copa America Centenario Group Stage

The Copa America Centenario has been one of the most surprising Copa Americas in history. It has brought surprise teams which pundits and experts thought had no chance of advancing, and inversely there have been teams that have disappointed in a very big way. There have been players that really stepped it up and others that […]

LISBON, PORTUGAL – JUNE 21: Wayne Rooney of England is congratulated by coach Sven Goran Eriksson after he is substituted during the UEFA Euro 2004, Group B match between Croatia and England at the Luz Stadium on June 21, 2004 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Wayne Rooney

The five best international teams of the 21st century to not win an international tournament

International football is tricky. Teams are bound by strict restrictions on who can play for them and if those players aren’t up to snuff, there’s really nothing you can do. Sometimes a country gets a once in a generation talent, but no other good players to support him. Think Ryan Giggs’ entire Wales career. Other […]

PASADENA CA – JUNE 4: Enner Valencia #13 of Ecuador and Marquinhos #13 of Brazil battle for the ball during the second half of the 2016 Copa America Centenario Group B match between Brazil and Ecuador at the Rose Bowl June 4, 2016, Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Ecuador and Brazil play out to scoreless draw in their first Copa America match

In what has been the most promising game in the Copa America Centenario so far, Brazil and Ecuador met in Pasadena, California in the historic Rose Bowl for a Group B match up. Although Brazil was considered a favorite, both teams were neck and neck as Brazil has a lot of hurt players in their […]

PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL – JUNE 10: Neymar of Brazil gestures during the International Friendly Match between Brazil and Honduras at Beira Rio Stadium on June 10, 2015 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

How Brazil’s lack of Neymar and constant injuries can doom them in Copa America

Brazil is always one of the top teams going into any tournament, whether it’s the World Cup (which they have won a record five times) or the Copa America (which they have won eight times). However, this Brazil team that is heading into Copa America Centenario is looking a bit… well, a bit weak. Dunga […]

FOXBORO, MA – SEPTEMBER 08: Neymar #10 of Brazil reacts after scoring a goal during an international friendly against the United States at Gillette Stadium on September 8, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Plenty of big names missing the Copa America and that’s bad news for fans

Friday the United States will play Columbia in the opening match of the Copa America Centenario, it will be the first time the competition has been held outside of South America in its  history. It’s a chance for American audiences to get up close and personal with some of the world’s biggest superstars, or at least […]

at AT&T Stadium on September 8, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

Centennial Copa America schedule makes Mexico a giant favorite without a game being played

We’re just over six months away from arguably the biggest soccer tournament to hit the United States of America since the 1994 World Cup — with the 10 teams from South America joining six CONCACAF teams for the Centennial Copa America tournament. On Thursday, the seeding and scheduling was announced for the tournament. There wasn’t […]

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 29: Neymar of Brazil is closed down by Pablo Hernandez, Charles Aranguiz, Gonzalo Jara and Gary Medel of Chile during the international friendly match between Brazil and Chile at the Emirates Stadium on March 29, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Five important World Cup Qualifiers you should pay attention to during this international break

This international break, the USMNT will play St. Vincent and the Grenadines as well as Trinidad and Tobago. As these two World Cup Qualifiers will no doubt be important games in the United States, 94 countries will take part in at least one World Cup Qualifying game in the CONCACAF, AFC, CAF and CONMEBOL regions. […]

VIDEO: Brazilian Lower League Referee Brandishes Gun Mid-Game

It is no surprise that a referee’s job is a hard job. Everyone on the pitch is out to criticize your work, whether be it the players, the fans, the managers, etc. as a referee you know if you make a call someone is going to disagree with it. That is what makes a referee’s […]

FOXBORO, MA – SEPTEMBER 08: Neymar #10 of Brazil reacts after scoring a goal during an international friendly against the United States at Gillette Stadium on September 8, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

USMNT’s 4-1 loss to Brazil showcases just how far this squad has to go

Did anyone really think the United States men’s national team would take out Brazil in Foxborough, Mass. on Tuesday night? While expectations for a win were low, expectations of being at least competitive were high. Instead, the USMNT were flat out the gate and horrendous in defense in the second half, en route to being […]

during a Pre Season Friendly between Crawley Town and Reading at Stadium on July 27, 2015 in Crawley, West Sussex.

VIDEO: Danny Williams scores beautiful goal to save USMNT from complete embarrassment

NOTE: The goal you are about to see bears no resemblance to how the USMNT played against Brazil in the 90 minutes before this goal. The USMNT were terrible tonight, very terrible. Yeah this was against Brazil but this was against a very vulnerable Brazil team who has struggled since the World Cup. While it’s […]

USMNT September friendly roster revealed as team tunes up for Mexico

US Soccer revealed their 23 man USMNT roster for the upcoming friendlies against Peru and Brazil on September 4 and 8. These friendlies are being used for preparation for the CONCACAF Confederations Cup playoff game against Mexico at the Rose Bowl on October 10. There are a few changes to the lineup for the USMNT compared […]

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL – JULY 08: A Germany fan reacts while surrounded by dejected Brazil fans after Germany’s 7-1 win during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Brazil Defeated Germany 1-0 in 2014 World Cup Semifinal

The title is not deceiving you, Brazil actually defeated Germany 1-0 in last years World Cup Semifinal…at least according to this video. Yes, in all actuality, Germany beat Brazil 7-1 en route to winning the 2014 World Cup but this person did a great job making it look like Brazil won and advanced to the […]

PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL – JUNE 10: Robinho (F) of Brazil and Alfredo Mejía of Honduras compete for the ball during the International Friendly Match between Brazil and Honduras at Beira Rio Stadium on June 10, 2015 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Robinho turns back the clock to score for Brazil in Copa America Quarters

Robinho became Robinho circa 2007 for Brazil’s Copa America Quarterfinal game against Paraguay as he scored the opening goal of the game. As you can see, the goal wasn’t as much a beauty but it was a great team goal. Dani Alves put up a rather ordinary cross and as it trickled into the box, […]