Arsenal title march might benefit from losing to Man City in FA Cup

Each week, ESPN’s Luis Miguel Echegaray offers his latest thoughts and permutations from the world of football. You have the analysis, now comes LME’s commentary. Welcome to the first edition…

What will the USWNT do without Julie Ertz at the World Cup?

The year is now 2023, the World Cup is less than six months away and U.S. women’s national team head coach Vlatko Andonovski is still answering the question: When will…

Millions jam Buenos Aires streets to celebrate World Cup win

A parade to celebrate the Argentine World Cup champions was abruptly cut short Tuesday, as millions of people poured onto thoroughfares, highways and overpasses in a chaotic attempt to catch…

People Are Calling Out Salt Bae For Surrounding Argentina’s Team At World Cup

Celebrity butcher and restaurateur Nusret Gökçe, known as Salt Bae, apparently left a bad taste in a lot of people’s mouths after he surrounded Argentina’s soccer team on the field…

World Cup 2022 live – Argentina vs. France

Of the 32 teams that came to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup, only two remain. This game is loaded with history and legacy-making stakes. Both countries have won two…

It’s the World Cup Souvenir Everyone Wants. Getting One Is the Hard Part.

DOHA, Qatar — There is something about the idea of obtaining one of Lionel Messi’s jerseys that makes even the most experienced, sober opponents revert to heartfelt, eager fandom. They…

France wary of virus spread in squad before World Cup final

AL KHOR, Qatar — Didier Deschamps has revealed France are taking precautions to stop a virus spreading through the squad before the World Cup final against Argentina. Dayot Upamecano and…

World Cup 2022 odds: Messi new favorite to win Golden Ball, tournament MVP

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi isn’t ceding any ground to France standout Kylian Mbappé in the World Cup Golden Boot odds market. Messi netted a penalty kick to open the scoring…

How Qatar Keeps Its World Cup Stadiums Cool Enough for Everyone

Sure, Ghani said. In 2010, Qatar won the right to host this year’s tournament, for reasons that have to do with corruption more than thermal dynamics. In 2015, acknowledging that…

The Pundit Whisperer of Qatar’s beIN Sports World Cup Coverage

DOHA, Qatar — There is perhaps no one in the world who has paid closer attention to the diction and pronunciation of the former England soccer captain John Terry over…