Real Madrid plays Manchester United during a Guinness International Champions Cup match at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Saturday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Manchester United thrilled a record crowd with a brilliant opening goal – and even Cristiano Ronaldo's unexpected entrance proved futile for Real Madrid.
MOSCOW | Five months after the annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the region.
Five months after the annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the region. Defying authorities in Ukraine, Russia is incorporating three Crimean teams into its own leagues _ a move that could strain relations between the host country of the 2018 World …
PORTO SEGURO, Brazil | For a man about to face one of the game's most prolific scorers, Benedikt Hoewedes is remarkably calm and composed ahead of the World Cup final.
United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann addresses the press in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO | Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready to win the World Cup.
SAO PAULO | Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast – and fans around the world, really – for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.
RIO DE JANEIRO | A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine Tuesday that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup game.
DENVER | Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer and got laughed out of the joint.
SAO PAULO | No wonder the United States is having problems scoring at the World Cup: The Americans are hardly attacking.
United States soccer fans are standing shoulder-to-shoulder to watch the World Cup in bars in America and stadiums in Brazil. A new, soccer-smart breed of fan is helping turn the United States into a country that finally seems to get what all the fuss is about.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Somehow, amid the chaos, Africa has made history at this World Cup.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Luis Suarez exits the World Cup with one of the longest bans in tournament history, and his reputation once again in tatters.
RIO DE JANEIRO | As the world was judging Uruguay's Luis Suarez for biting a player in the World Cup, his teammates, coaches and fans in his soccer-crazy country defended the star, blaming the foreign media, his Italian opponents and uneven treatment.
Underscoring a power shift away from Europe, Uruguay fought – and apparently even bit – its way to a 1-0 victory over Italy Tuesday to move to the World Cup's next round with Costa Rica, which sent England home without a single victory after a goalless draw.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Success for North and Central American teams in Brazil is fueling the region's ambitions for future World Cups.
SALVADOR, Brazil | The Netherlands thrashed the world champions 5-1 Friday in the World Cup's first shocker, toying with an aging Spanish team that has dominated global football for the past six years and avenging a loss in the 2010 final.
SAO PAULO | "Tudo bem" — all good — as the Brazilians say.
SAO PAULO | While some World Cup teams whine about withering weather and troublesome travel, American players say: Bring it on!
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