SOCCER

Learn all about the history of soccer, interesting facts, and the regulations. We’ll also talk about strategies and tactics and report on players, coaches, and teams.

Some Examples of Professional Vegan Athletes

More and more people are deciding to stop eating meat and other animal products. We can obviously find many examples in the sports world. In the following article, we’ll talk about some professional vegan athletes and their diets. Professional vegan…

The Champions League Final: History

The end of each European soccer season holds a special treat: the Champions League final. Soccer fans eagerly await the results. Today, let’s take a look at the history behind the final match of one of the most important leagues…

The Bosman Case: The Start of a New Era in Soccer

It seems ludicrous to think that current European soccer, complete with international stars and multi-million dollar contracts, owes much of its success to a Belgian player who worked for a modest club in his country in the 1990s. However, it’s…

Uruguay, The First World Cup Champion

Since the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) was founded in 1904, soccer-playing countries wanted to organize a tournament to bring each country together. During the first years after FIFA was founded, the entity didn’t have the infrastructure to carry…

All About the Women’s World Cup

The year 2019 marked another edition of the Women’s World Cup– and many people are curious. Read our post today to learn everything you need to know about it. The Women’s World Cup The Women’s championship may not be as…

What are the Biggest Stadiums in Spain?

With a capacity of over 50 thousand attendees and a huge history behind each one of them, in the following article, we’ll talk about the biggest stadiums in Spain and some interesting facts about them. What are the biggest stadiums…

Public Limited Companies in Soccer

Public Limited Companies (PLC) are one of the most successful models in Spanish soccer. However, in terms of attributions and objectives, people often confuse PLC with sports clubs. What are Public Limited Companies? Public Limited Companies -better known as SAD…

Division System in Professional Spanish Soccer

As a fan or through popular culture, we’ve all heard about the different divisions that professional soccer teams are assigned to. Some of us may have even cried over our team moving down a division. But do you understand how…

The Top 4 Goalkeepers in the World

Since 1987, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has recognized the best goalkeepers each year. Want to know who they are? Read all about them in our post today. Who are the world’s best goalkeepers? Some of…

Ballon d’Or: The Most Distinguished Players

Every year brings a new wave of excitement to soccer fans and stars: who’ll be the next player to take home the important award, the Ballon d’Or? In today’s post, read more about this distinguished soccer award. Brief outline of…

Diego Maradona: One of the Greatest of All Time

Diego Armando Maradona was truly one of the greats in all of Soccer history. In today’s post, let’s take a look at the Argentinian legend’s biggest feats. There isn’t a corner of the world that doesn’t know who Diego Maradona…

The UEFA Nations League

Starting shortly after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the UEFA Nations League came as a surprise to many. While we know that all of the teams on the continent participate in this new championship, why did it begin in…

The New Rules For Soccer: What’s Changed?

Did you know that the most popular sport in the world recently changed its rules? Some of those changes involve a significant alteration to the way that we play this sport. Therefore, it’s convenient to stay updated with the new…

6 Stretching Exercises for Soccer Players

A game played for longer than 90 minutes, with a small break in the middle, constitutes the basis of the most popular sport in the world. Soccer is one of those sports in which players use their legs until they…

The 6 Most Important Soccer Leagues in the World

Every year the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) ranks their data to identify the most important soccer leagues in the world. In our post today, we want to fill you in on the leagues that have won their…

Soccer: The Changes of a Game Over Time

Soccer has come a long way from its beginnings in 1863 at a bar in London. In addition, the tactics and preparation for players as well as the coaches and team doctors have also changed the game. Many people would…

2019 Copa America: The Teams

A new tournament among the national soccer teams in South America is on the horizon and, as with every year, some teams seem more promising than others. But speculation is brewing this year and many sports analysts count on big…

The Retirement of Petr Cech: A Goalkeeper Legend

People who love the goalkeeper position and soccer fans in general, were able to enjoy the tremendous skills of Petr Cech. This emblematic player from the Czech Republic and the Premier League recently decided to hang up his gloves. We’ll…

Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone, nicknamed “El Cholo“, is an emblem of the soccer team Atletico Madrid as well as an important figure in Argentine soccer. Both as a player and as a coach, he’s earned historic titles– always with his iconic fiery personality.…