Since opening his Barcelona account on May 1, 2005, Lionel Messi has been almost unstoppable.  The forward added another record to his name on Saturday when he scored his 252nd league goal to become La Liga’s all-time leading goal-scorer.  He added another for ...
The Copa America is next summer in Chile and CONMEBOL is looking for help in naming the Copa America 2015 mascot, a young fox that loves football.  #BienvenidaMascota. Fans are being asked to help name the new mascot.  Visit the official Chile 2015 website to c...
The still nameless UEFA Euro 2016 mascot has been unveiled and if the tournament is even close to being as exciting as the little boy mascot appears to be happy go-lucky than we are in for a treat next summer. And the fans get the chance to name the mascot with...
Santa Claus popped into the consciousness of American soccer fans in October and it was not due to the cooling weather or the anticipation of the coming holiday but the news that Finnish 3rd division team, FC Santa Claus Arctic Circle, earned promotion to the 2...
Major League Soccer expansion side New York City Football Club has been very vocal about their intentions to excel in the league and even the sports world ahead of their inagural season. With a very strong financial backing, globally revered superstars coming t...
The Austrian Football Association (OFB) and Puma announced on Tuesday in Ernst-Happel-Stadium of Vienna that they will extend the current partnership with Puma as the official provider of the team kits for all the national teams.  The deal runs through 2018. Th...
Santa Claus’ big day is coming soon.  And it will get here sooner than you think as Jolly Old Saint Nick is giving kids and adults alike a sneak peek into what to expect this holiday when he pops his head up from the North Pole to go over his holiday plans on M...
The Japanese Football Association extended their kit deal with adidas for an additional 8-years last week.  The agreement will see the 3-Stripes be the official jersey provider for all of Japan’s national teams through 2022. “As the president of Adidas Japan K....
Ajax will get a new look on January 1, 2015 when Ziggo becomes the new main jersey sponsor for the club’s first team.  The Netherlands national cable and media company takes over mid-season from Aegon, who signed with Ajax in 2007 extended their deal for only 6...
After a 20 year run with Nike, PSV Eindhoven are rumored to be on the verge of signing a 5-year kit deal with Umbro.  The deal has not been finalized or signed but Dutch sports journalist Thijs Slegers is reporting it is a done deal. Umbro, a brand previously o...
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy so to keep from going crazy the folks at World Soccer Shop make sure to get away from soccer related activities some when travelling for work.  But we did not get too far detached from work during our visit to meet wit...
The Côte d’Ivoire Football Federation and Puma announced they have extended their apparel contract for an additional 4-years.  The new contract begins in January and will see Puma provide the player kits, training apparel, and equipment for the national teams. ...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his return to the Paris Saint-Germain line-up coming on as a second half substitute in the 2-0 win over Marseille on Sunday.  The striker was sporting a blacked out version of the Nike Tiempo Legend V which have cleat fanatics asking whe...
by Armando Perez – The U.S. men’s national team home jersey has provided some memorable moments for the fans of the Stars and Stripes since being launched by Nike last March.  The all-white jersey with grey hooped pinstripes quietly made a bold statement ...
Why Always Me?  Mario Balotelli is probably asking himself that again as he laces up another special edition pair of his Puma evoPowers with the easy answer being the Liverpool striker is one of the globe’s top players. Balotelli was spotted breaking in his new...