The United States men’s national team was officially placed as the top seed in Group A, the traditional spot handed to host countries.  Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina have been placed as top seeds in Groups B-D, respectively. With the confirmation of the seeding...
Abby Wambach played her final competitive match on Wednesday.  The forward retires with 255 caps and an all-time record of 184 goals.  Nike and players from the USWNT team pay tribute to Wambach in this new video ‘90’ will never be quite the same without you.’ ...
The soccer world was turned on its head on this day in soccer history when the Bosman Ruling was handed down by the European Court of Justice in 1995.  The ruling allowed players out of contract to move freely between clubs which has become known as Bosman Free...
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most popular or we should say most searched men’s soccer player according to Google’s Year in Search 2015 tabulations for U.S. searches.  The Real Madrid and Portugal player has been in form scoring 53 goals and adding 16 assists in his...
The 2016 Copa American Centenario is bucking the trend of playing major soccer finals at the Rose Bowl after announcing that MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey will host the final on Sunday, June 26.  The 82,000 seat stadium that opened in 2010 has ...
In a galaxy far, far, away…came the inspiration for the Kickasso Galactic adidas Copa Mundial and the limited edition of only 10 pairs exclusive to World Soccer Shop will require you to act at light speed when they go on sale on Wednesday, December 16.  Follow ...
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world so it should come as no surprise that the style of the beautiful game makes a statement off the pitch.  Increasingly players, fans, and even non-fans are adopting a fashion sense inspired by soccer. And the best par...
With plenty of time to look forward to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 knockout phase matches before matches kick-off in February, UEFA.com took a moment to look back on top players from the Group Stage. UEFA Champions League team of the group stage GK: K...
The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draw was held in Zurich on Monday and it produced some huge ties set to kick-off in the middle of February. 16 February & 9 March Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) v Chelsea (ENG) Benfica (POR) v Zenit (RUS) 17 February & 8...
Soccer fans in the U.S. developed a passion for building their World Cup rosters with a Panini sticker album during Brazil 2014.  The albums and trading cards were snapped up quickly as fans looked to complete their tams before the first kick of the tournament....
The goalkeeper stands alone on the field.  With his unique jersey, the #1 is frequently the difference between winning a match and losing it.  The GK brings with him a different mentality and one that transcends rivalries and creates respect among goalkeepers. ...
Santa Claus is coming to town but before he can get started the Oddballs are making a visit to Rovaniemi, Finland to meet FC Santa Claus and look at what makes jolly ol’ Saint Nick cry out Ho, Ho, Ho. “Everybody should belong to Santa’s team.” The t...
The Portland Timbers won their first MLS Cup trophy in team history with their 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew at MAPFRE Stadium on Sunday.  And you can take home some MLS Cup 2015 history with official gear of the champions available at World Soccer Shop. Diego...
Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors to the 2015 NBA title, the team’s first championship since 1975, and has the California team in form to repeat starting the season with a record 20-0 record.  THe forward took time out of his schedule, however, to sen...
Sebastian Giovinco is proving that his move to MLS was a good one.  Naysayers were standing tall and talking a big game when the ‘Atomic Ant’ opted to jump the pond from Serie A’s Juventus while still in his playing prime at 28-years-old but the forward is havi...