Saudi Arabia to build 135,000 seat stadium in Iraq

The king of Saudi Arabia is paying to have a 135,000 seat stadium built in Iraq as a result of a 4-1 friendly soccer match between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that saw Iraq as the winner. The game was an upset. Saudi Arabia qualified for this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Iraq, like the United States, did not qualify … Continue Reading “Saudi Arabia to build 135,000 seat stadium in Iraq”

Megan Rapinoe is a sexist, ageist bigot

American soccer player Megan Rapinoe criticized FIFA for including Florida State striker Deyna Castellanos in the group of three candidates for the Best FIFA Women’s Player of 2017 award. Rapinoe never heard of Castellanos before and because of that fact, didn’t deserve to be a finalist. From ESPN: Rapinoe, a forward for the National Women’s … Continue Reading “Megan Rapinoe is a sexist, ageist bigot”

Megan Rapinoe kneels during national anthem while representing U.S.

Megan Rapinoe kneeled during the national anthem while wearing the U.S. Woman’s National Team uniform. If that seems hypocritical, that’s because it is.

Megan Rapinoe kneeled during the national anthem while wearing the U.S. Woman’s National Team uniform. If that seems hypocritical, that’s because it is.

How dare the guys at Dropbox try to use a soccer field they reserved

Employees from Dropbox, a San Fransisco-based company that provides a popular file hosting service, reserved a soccer field in a local city park. They paid $27 for an hour of soccer time. When they showed up to play real football during their allotted time, they found the field already in use by neighborhood youths in … Continue Reading “How dare the guys at Dropbox try to use a soccer field they reserved”

Jurgen Klinsmann cutting Landon Donovan may have been personal

Landon Donovan’s personal relationship with manager Jurgen Klinsmann, not his perceived inability to still play soccer at the international level, may have been the driving reason he was cut from the 23-man squad going to the World Cup. The two men have had a relationship going back to 2009 when Donovan was brought over on … Continue Reading “Jurgen Klinsmann cutting Landon Donovan may have been personal”