FIFA admits bribes on World Cup bidding, asking for cash back

Despite a mountain of evidence over the last year, FIFA has never admitted the votes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup’s were tainted. That changed on Tuesday though, as FIFA submitted a report to the U.S. Attorney’s office in New York. In that report, FIFA admits for the first time that bribery took place […]

Top ten moments in the USMNT vs. Mexico rivalry

The CONCACAF Cup is this Saturday and things are tense with both teams. This is a game in which the winner will go on to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia. And if you don’t think this game is huge among both teams, grab a look at this TV Azteca ad in Mexico using […]

Russian FA “on edge of going bankrupt” according to new President

Russia has a new President of their FA as Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko was unanimously elected to lead the Russian Football Union (RFU). His term will last for a year whereas an election will be held for a four year term according to Reuters. The RFU has seen some setbacks over the past year as […]

Hulk Worried About Racism in 2018 World Cup

In a recent interview with the Associated Press, Brazilian striker Hulk discussed some worrying trends he has encountered at Zenit St. Petersburg.  Many who have followed the Russian Premier League will know of the massive racism problem that has plagued that league. While the 2022 World Cup in Qatar might  be getting all of the press, […]

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 […]

La Liga Filing Lawsuit Against FIFA Over Qatar World Cup Dates

It’s been a while since someone publicly criticized FIFA’s decision to move the 2022 World Cup to winter instead of summer, a huge corruption scandal can kind of put that on the back burner. Now that the FIFA corruption scandal has calmed down a bit, we can talk again about the absurdity of putting the […]

Diego Forlan Retires from International Duty

(Translation: The theme of this conference is to announce my retirement from the Uruguayan National Team.)   Last night, it was announced that Diego Forlan would be retiring from international duty with Uruguay. While Forlan’s star has certainly waned in the last few years, moving from Atletico Madrid to Inter Milan to Internacional in Brazil […]

FIFA officially proposes Nov/Dec World Cup, EVERYONE forced to adjust

As it was reported by Grant Wahl last week, FIFA is officially proposing to have the 2022 FIFA World Cup in winter. I honestly don’t know what FIFA means by “proposing” to put the World Cup in winter. It’s not like they need approval by someone else. Yeah, they have “support” by all six confederations […]

BREAKING: Grant Wahl reports Nov/Dec date for ’22 World Cup

During FOX’s Champions League pregame show today, Grant Wahl confirmed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be played in November and December of 2022. After many rumors, debate and speculation as to when the World Cup will be played, it appears November-December is certain and will be definite sometime next month. The […]

VIDEOS: 32 Flags Presents: Top 10 Best Soccer Games of 2014

Throughout this week, we at 32 Flags are recapping the past year as well as look toward 2015. We’ll take a look at the best and worst of 2014, best games and goals and predict what is going to happen in 2015. Today, we’re looking at the 10 best games of 2014. There were many […]

32 Flags Presents: Soccer’s Best and Worst of 2014

Throughout the next week, we at 32 Flags are recapping the past year as well as look toward 2015. We’ll take a look at the best and worst of 2014, best games and goals and predict what is going to happen in 2015. Today, we’re talking about the best and worst of 2014. It was […]

Michael Garcia Resigns From FIFA Ethics Committee In Protest, What Happens Now?

Protesting FIFA’s decision to not publish his full report on corruption with the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup’s, Michael Garcia resigned from his position with FIFA’s ethics committee. In an AP story, it was revealed that FIFA’s executive committee tried to file a complaint of unethical behavior against Garcia. Garcia wrote a letter of […]