The first World Cup final I watched live was 35 years ago today. I was a diehard Argentina fan for all of a few weeks and was ready to watch the final on Channel 11 in Atlanta. It's still the best World Cup final I've seen, with the Albiceleste going up 2-0 in the second half only to lose the lead (the most dreaded lead in soccer) before Diego Maradona picked out the run of Jorge Burruchaga with a perfect pass to bring the trophy to Buenos Aires. One of the most amazing thing
Diego Maradona went from the best player in the world to an icon. A symbol for his country of Argentina, Maradona became bigger than the sport for his people. As seen in this incredible spot from TyC Sports: Gracias Diego.
Edwin Cardona and Colombia had this up their sleeve against Ecuador in the Copa América tonight. What initially looked offside was correctly ruled on by VAR after a late reaction from Gonzalo Plata kept Miguel Borja onside.
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by Bart Keeler The United States and Mexico will forever be compared as the two biggest teams in Concacaf. Despite Mexico needing a playoff win to make the 2014 World Cup and the U.S. missing the 2018 World Cup altogether, these two nations are indisputably the most successful in the region. Because of that, the U.S. men’s national team will be judged on their performance against El Tri. Head coach Gregg Berhalter lost his first matchup against Mexico 1-0 in the 2019 Concacaf
by Bart Keeler The Concacaf Nations League is a bit of a weird tournament. Despite a large break in the action after the group stages due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve arrived at the finals. Now, the United States, Honduras, Mexico, and Costa Rica meet in Denver for a single-elimination tournament. For U.S. men’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter, this tournament starts a pressure-packed summer that leads into the all-important World Cup qualifiers. He will be und
Argentina is racing to get the Copa de La Liga completed after the semifinals and final were delayed due to increased Covid outbreaks in the country. In yesterday's semifinals in San Juan, Boca and Racing played to a scoreless draw in regulation and La Academia advanced on penalties.
Pulga Rodríguez and Santiago Pierotti scored for Colón in the nightcap, a 2-0 win for El Sabalero over Independiente. Highlights at the link: Friday's final will also be played in San Juan and