After months of anticipation the World Cup is finally here.  And fans around the world are gearing up to follow their favorite team in hopes of lifting the World Cup Trophy. Brandon, the cat known as the Mayor of Avondale at Parkside Bar in Birmingham, Alabama ...
  Brazil has a passion for life that is unique.  The free-flowing yet chaotic charm that can be felt at Carnival, experienced while dancing the samba, and felt while watching the waves crash on the beaches of Rio while sunbathers play soccer in the sand ar...
Recife in the Northeast state of Pernambuco will host the U.S.A.’s final Group H match against Germany and the team and fans will be greeted by an inspirational graffiti mural by Derlon on the way to the match at Arena Pernambuco on Thursday, June 26. The mural...
The modern game of soccer is faster than ever.  The players are fine-tuned to perform at high levels and their gear is designed to allow players to maximize efficiency which ultimately gives them the upper hand.  The new Nike Mercurial silo was ahead of its tim...
Favela PPG (Pavão, Pavãozinho and Cantagalo) is in Rio de Janeiro but it is located on the side of a mountain made up of makeshift houses without basic sanitation on alleyways connected by steep and uneven stairs.  It is in a world all its own. But in this comm...
After a tumultuous 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season that saw them finish 5 points above the relegation zone, Aston Villa FC will be looking for a vast improvement next time round. Having sent USA goalie Brad Guzan and Netherlands center back Ron Vlaar to ...
The 2014 World Cup kicks off on Thursday and adidas, one of the tournaments main sponsors, will be everywhere in Brazil.  And to help pull together the latest buzz from Brazil, the 3-stripes have developed ‘the Dugout’ that will feature shows that highlight liv...
Nike is a leader when it comes to promoting the swoosh.  And the Oregon based company is up to something special for Brazil this summer.  They recently released these teaser adverts featuring the top stars Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, and Zlatan Ibr...
The National Premier Soccer League, the 4th division of U.S. soccer, announced this week that they have signed a partnership with PUMA as the Preferred Vendor Program.  The deal will make the German based brand the Preferred Cleat this season and the Uniform Su...
The #10 jersey is iconic.  Brazil’s Pele, O Rei (the King), made the number famous but it was Ali Daei who is most loved as the #10 in Iran.  The Team Melli forward, who shared ‘the King’ nickname with Pele, holds the record for most goals in international matc...