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Hosting 2026 World Cup could bring $5 billion to North America

Published: February 9, 2018

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Hosting the 2026 World Cup could bring more than $5 billion in economic activity to North America, the committee hoping to win the tournament’s rights says. The United Bid Committee — made up of the soccer federations of the U.S., Mexico and Canada — said a study from the Boston Consulting Group found that the countries will earn $3-4 billion after factoring in the costs of hosting the tournament


Atletico Madrid unhappy with Barca’s tampering

Published: December 20, 2017

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Barcelona has reportedly met with Antoine Griezmann’s family. Now Atletico Madrid has filed a complaint with FIFA for its pursuit of the French star.


2018 FIFA World Cup draw: Qualifying teams, date, time and how to watch

Published: November 30, 2017

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The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place on Dec. 1 at the


USMNT move up in latest FIFA rankings

Published: November 23, 2017

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The latest batch of FIFA World Rankings arrived on Thanksgiving Day and the U.S. men’s national team can be thankful for moving up three places


FIFA bans 3 soccer officials for life for taking bribes

Published: November 22, 2017

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GENEVA (AP) Three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes were banned for life by the FIFA ethics committee on Tuesday. “His guilty plea related, amongst others, to schemes in which he received bribes in exchange for his support in relation to the FIFA presidential elections and to gain control and influence within the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) and FIFA,” the soccer body said Tuesday in a statement.


Report: Burzaco paid Messi, other Argentines $200,000 to play in friendlies

Published: November 17, 2017

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Testimony continued in the FIFAGate trials in Brooklyn Thursday, and cooperating witness Alejandro Burzaco dropped another bombshell in court.


WATCH: 2018 World Cup here we come

Published: November 16, 2017

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The Exploding Heads break down the recent World Cup playoffs as all 32 teams are now set for Russia.


Seattle Star Megan Rapinoe Blasts Soccer’s World Body As ‘Old, Male And Stale’

Published: October 25, 2017

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Furious World Cup U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe ripped the leadership of the world soccer administrative body as “old, male and stale” in a BBC interview Monday.FIFA, the organization headquartered in Switzerland that runs the World Cup and the matches


Neymar, Gianluigi Buffon and Leonardo Bonucci named to FIFPro World 11

Published: October 24, 2017

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Gianluigi Buffon, Neymar and Leonardo Bonucci are the new names in the 2017 FIFPro World 11, joining the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano


Brazil coach Tite voted for Cristiano Ronaldo over Neymar for FIFA award

Published: October 23, 2017

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Brazil coach Tite voted for Cristiano Ronaldo over his own player Neymar on his FIFA ballot for The Best Men’s Player Award. Ronaldo


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