Soccer

The Latest: Sans spaghetti, Neymar has new look…

Brazil star Neymar caused a stir with his "spaghetti" hairstyle for his opening match at the World Cup. Five days later, he has changed the menu.

Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV…

Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights

Netflix options story of soccer team that welcomed refugees

The story of a group of Somali refugees who joined a largely white high school soccer team in Maine and helped lead it to the state championship could soon be on Netflix

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England and injured coach want no more surprises…

England and injured coach want no more surprises against World Cup first-timer Panama

Mexican soccer federation fined for…

World Cup's 2 youngest players have been difference-makers

Youngest players in World Cup having impact for France and Australia

Brazil says FIFA has dismissed its complaint over VAR use

The Brazilian soccer federation says FIFA has dismissed its complaint over the use of video review in the team's World Cup opener against Switzerland

Ronaldo scores in Portugal's 1-0 win, Morocco…

Cristiano Ronaldo made European soccer history by scoring in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco, a result that makes the North African team the first to be eliminated from the World Cup

Falcao vs Lewandowski in must-win World Cup…

Radamel Falcao missed out on the World Cup four years ago because of an injury, and now he's in danger of being out of title contention after only two matches

Former US soccer star Alexi Lalas talks diving at…

Former U.S. National Team member and FOX analyst Alexi Lalas says officials crackdown on "diving" robs game of some interesting tactics.

Soccer amid ruins: World Cup inspires unusual fields in Peru

Excitement for soccer has reached a fever pitch in Peru's crowded capital, where a lack of open spaces has forced residents to play pickup games squeezed up against Incan ruins or in pre-colonial cemeteries

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Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World…

Big-timers Brazil and first-timers Iceland hit the pitch Friday at opposite ends of the World Cup spectrum

Japan's Fans 'Make Statement' at World Cup—With…

They showed up at the World Cup match sporting trash bags. That's what the BBC is reporting about fans of "Samurai Blue," the Japanese national soccer team that beat Colombia's players 2-1 Tuesday in Russia. After the soccer teams' jobs were done in Saransk's Mordovia Arena, Japanese fans got to...

Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World…

Many Egyptian Christians feel left out of World Cup experience because of belief that the nation's team and youth programs discriminate

Russian fans celebrate once-maligned team as…

Russia's World Cup soccer team transformed from near-laughing stock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week

Saransk swells from building boom of World Cup…

The World Cup brought a building boom to Saransk, and residents hope the benefits last beyond the final match

Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at…

Japan did what no other Asian team had ever done at a World Cup by beating a South American squad _ Colombia _ on the biggest stage in soccer

Senegal, Japan: underdogs aiming for a round of 16 spot

After upsets in the opening games it's times for Japan and Senegal to meet at the World Cup

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On This Day - Maradona's 'Hand of God'

Diego Maradona scored one of the World Cup's most controversial goals to send Argentina past England in the quarter-finals of Mexico '86.

South Korea v Mexico - Head-to-Head Preview

Mexico face South Korea hoping to put themselves in pole position in Group F after their shock victory over Germany on matchday one at the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Belgium v Tunisia - Head-to-Head Preview

Belgium face Tunisia in Group G hoping to build on their impressive 3-0 opening game result against Panama at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.