After one game, Manchester United are your clear title favorites

If you have a friend who is a Manchester United fan, then by now they’ve certainly made sure you’re aware that the Red Devils defeated Bournemouth on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. It only took one game for Jose Mourinho to get Manchester United fans back on their high horses. It may […]

Paul Pogba completes the Manchester United midfield puzzle

The worst kept secret of the summer is finally over as Manchester United announced they have signed Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba late Monday night. The move immediately takes Manchester United from Premier League title contenders to Premier League title favorites. United will pay Juventus an £89.3 million transfer fee, breaking the record Real Madrid set […]

The 32 Flags staff gives our best and worst of Euro 2016

Euro 2016 has come and gone with Portugal somehow leaving France as champions. There was a lot of good and a lot of bad that went down over the past month in France. Here is our staff’s recaps of all the highs and lows this tournament had to offer.   Phillip Bupp (Managing Editor)  MVP: Antoine […]

How does France’s future look after Euro 2016

When the dust finally settled at the Parc des Princes in Paris Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal were holding the European Championship trophy while the hosts were left holding their heads. At the end of the day France, a team with much talent and flair, was just the latest victim to Portugal’s sweltering defense and very […]

Portugal defeat Wales to advance to Euro 2016 final

You’ll never believe this but Portugal actually won a game in 90 minutes! Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani scored three minutes apart early in the second half to give Portugal a 2-0 win over Wales in the Euro 2016 semifinals in Lille. Just like every other game Portugal has played in this tournament the quality of […]

Combining the Copa America and Gold Cup would be a very bad idea

News broke this month that officials from CONCACAF and CONMEBOL were in negotiations to merge each confederations regional tournaments – CONCACAF’s Gold Cup and CONMEBOL’s Copa America – into one Copa America tournament to be held every four years in the United States. It was later reported that talks were to keep the two individual competitions and then […]

Why expanding the Euros to 24 teams was the right move

Behind the World Cup, the next best international soccer tournament is the European Championships. You may think that’s an opinion, I think it’s a statement of fact. The Euros used to seemingly be perfect, there were 16 teams, half the number that are in the World Cup. Four groups of four teams gets filtered down […]

Day 11 at the Euro 2016 sees Wales top Group B as England and Slovakia draw

Heading into the tournament England were the heavy favorites to win Group B, with their tiny neighbor Wales being seen as a dark horse. There were some who doubted Wales though, with many thinking they were just Gareth Bale and 10 other players. After England’s last minute win over Wales last week, England were in […]

How could the USMNT line up against Argentina?

Throughout the Copa America Centenario, USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann has uncharacteristically been sticking with the same lineup. Klinsmann became the first US manager since 1930 to use the same starting XI in three straight matches. In game number four, Klinsmann made just one change, which was a necessity as starting right back DeAndre Yedlin was […]

Who is going to win Euro 2016

With a one week appetizer of the Copa America Centenario the Summer of Soccer is ready to get into full swing when France face Romania to kick off Euro 2016 on Friday. After breaking down all the different players, teams, and groups it’s finally time to play the games. The expansion from 16 to 24 […]

Who is going to win the Copa America Centenario?

The event we’ve been waiting years for is finally here as the USMNT gets set to kick off the Copa America Centenario against Colombia Friday. After breaking down all the different players, teams, and groups it’s finally time to play the games. Here are the picks of the 32 Flags staff for the Copa America […]