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July 3, 2020, 2:46 PM

Prosecutor to probe attorney general-FIFA president meetings

A special prosecutor has been appointed in Switzerland to assess complaints about alleged criminal conduct when attorney general Michael Lauber had undisclosed meetings with FIFA president Gianni Infantino
July 3, 2020, 2:46 PM
Prosecutor to probe attorney general-FIFA president meetings
1 month ago

US Soccer repeals rule that banned kneeling during anthem

U.S. Soccer’s board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the national anthem, a rule adopted after Megan Rapinoe kneeled in support of Colin Kaepernick
1 month ago
1 month ago

MLS Commissioner on the league’s return to play

MLS Commissioner Don Garber discusses how the league is approaching its July 8 return with the MLS is Back Tournament and possible changes to U.S.
1 month ago
MLS Commissioner on the league’s return to play
2 months ago

Messi's back: Spanish soccer league set to resume in June

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced Saturday that the soccer league in Spain will be allowed to resume from June 8
2 months ago
Messi's back: Spanish soccer league set to resume in June
2 months ago

Soccer reboot in Germany: No fans, lonely goal celebrations

Germany's soccer season has resumed after a two-month break caused by the coronavirus pandemic
2 months ago
Fist bumps and masks: Professional soccer returns in Germany
2 months ago

No more 'kissing the ball' in South American soccer

There will be no more kissing the ball for good luck in South American soccer
2 months ago
No more 'kissing the ball' in South American soccer
2 months ago

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan say they plan to appeal judge's ruling throwing out USWNT unequal pay claim

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan say they plan to appeal judge's ruling on unequal pay: "We are fighters and we will continue to fight together for this."
2 months ago
Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan say they plan to appeal judge's ruling on unequal pay
3 months ago

Empty stadiums for soccer games? It's not quite that simple

The sight of soccer games taking place in empty stadiums is set to become the new norm as the sport attempts to resume from a worldwide shutdown
3 months ago
Empty stadiums for soccer games? It's not quite that simple
3 months ago

Belarusian club puts mannequins in stands as fans stay away

The defending champions in Belarus have started putting mannequins in the stands as soccer fans stay away from stadiums because of the coronavirus
3 months ago
Belarusian club puts mannequins in stands as fans stay away
4 months ago

UEFA postpones Euro 2020 by 1 year because of pandemic

This year's European Championship has been postponed for one year because of the coronavirus outbreak
4 months ago
UEFA begins talks with postponing Euro 2020 likely
4 months ago

Premier League, Champions League call off matches

The leagues are responding to the global coronavirus outbreak.
4 months ago
Premier League, Champions League call off matches
5 months ago

US men's soccer union sounds off on federation's 'false narrative' about equal pay for women

The union that represents the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team players
5 months ago
US men's soccer union sounds off on 'false narrative' about equal pay for women
5 months ago

USWNT impressive goals against Costa Rica

Christen Press landed a left-footed rocket to the upper right corner from 20 yards out in the third minute of play against Costa Rica on the road to the Olympics and the team racked up six goals total
5 months ago
USWNT impressive goals against Costa Rica
5 months ago

Racism in soccer an 'epidemic' that mirrors disturbing trends in Europe: Advocates

After a string of high-profile racist incidents in European soccer in 2019, advocates and experts address the culture of racism in the world's biggest sport.
5 months ago
Racism in soccer an 'epidemic' that mirrors disturbing trends in Europe: Advocates
6 months ago

How Christian Pulisic rose to international stardom playing soccer

Pulisic, who is from Hershey, Pennsylvania, became the highest-paid American soccer player of all time when he signed with Chelsea Football Club in the U.K. But it didn't come without its challenges.
6 months ago
How Christian Pulisic rose to international stardom playing soccer
8 months ago

Professional soccer players stand tall against racism in Holland

The protest -- from players from the Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie leagues -- comes after a game was stopped earlier this month when fans made racist chants.
8 months ago
Professional soccer players stand tall against racism
9 months ago

Italy's female soccer players aim to change law limiting pay

Four months after Italy's surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup, female players in the country are still fighting to be considered professionals
9 months ago
Italy's female soccer players aim to change law limiting pay
9 months ago

Study raises fresh dementia concerns from playing pro soccer

A study of former professional soccer players in Scotland finds they were less likely to die of common causes such as heart disease and cancer compared to the general population but were more likely to die from dementia
9 months ago
Study raises fresh dementia concerns from playing pro soccer
9 months ago

Megan Rapinoe enjoys whirlwind, focuses on soccer pay fight

Megan Rapinoe leading pay equity fight in soccer, picking up awards along the way
9 months ago
9 months ago

Ex-soccer star Gascoigne cleared of sexual assault on woman

Former England soccer star Paul Gascoigne has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman on a train after he kissed her on the lips
9 months ago
1 year ago

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face sexual assault charges

Allegations that Ronaldo attacked a woman in his Las Vegas hotel room in 2009 cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, the Clark County district attorney said.
1 year ago
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face sexual assault charges
1 year ago

Thousands turn out in New York to celebrate US women's soccer team

Each athlete walked out with a young player as fans, both young boys and girls, cheered on their heroes.
1 year ago
Thousands turn out in New York to celebrate US women's soccer team
1 year ago

US women's soccer stars give inspirational advice to young girls

"Make it possible. Go for your dreams. You've got this," said Megan Rapinoe, the U.S. Women's National Team co-captain.
1 year ago
US women's soccer stars give inspirational advice to young girls
1 year ago

US women's soccer team bring home record 4th World Cup win

After winning the final match 2-0 against the Netherlands, the women will celebrate with a ticker-tape parade in NYC on Wednesday.
1 year ago
US women's soccer team bring home record 4th World Cup win
1 year ago

Team USA are role models and inspire millions of fans

The U.S. women's soccer team victory is inspiring, and their fight for equal pay may change the future of the game for the girls who look up to them.
1 year ago
Team USA are role models and inspire millions of fans
1 year ago

US to meet the Netherlands in women's World Cup final

Superstar Megan Rapinoe, who did not play in the winning game against England, said her hamstring is feeling good and that she expects to be on the field.
1 year ago
US to meet the Netherlands in women's World Cup final
1 year ago

World Cup frenzy on the eve of US Women's semifinal match

The U.S. will face England tomorrow for a chance at the championship.
1 year ago
World Cup frenzy on the eve of US Women's semifinal match
1 year ago

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

The U.S. beat Spain with a pair of penalties in Reims, France, on Monday.
1 year ago
2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
1 year ago

US women's soccer team survives tough challenge from Spain, 2-1

The victory sets up a showdown with France in the quarterfinals in Paris.
1 year ago
US women's soccer team survives tough challenge from Spain, 2-1
1 year ago

Team USA advances in the Women's World Cup

The U.S. women beat Sweden in a 2-0 victory to secure a position in the next round.
1 year ago
Team USA advances in the Women's World Cup
1 year ago

US wraps up opening round of Women's World Cup

The U.S. women's national team prepares for their next match against Sweden.
1 year ago
US wraps up opening round of Women's World Cup
1 year ago

US women's national soccer team beats Thailand 13-0 in opening match

Forward Alex Morgan scored five goals as the team began the defense of their World Cup title.
1 year ago
US women's national soccer team beats Thailand 13-0 in opening match
1 year ago

US women's national team makes debut at FIFA World Cup 2019

In its opening game, the U.S. crushed Thailand 13-0.
1 year ago
US women's national team makes debut at FIFA World Cup 2019
1 year ago

US Women's soccer stars hope 2019 World Cup inspires girls to 'believe in themselves'

Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe spoke out live on "Good Morning America."
1 year ago
Soccer stars hope 2019 Women's World Cup inspires girls to 'believe in themselves'
1 year ago

French freestyler Lisa Zimouche is kicking things up a notch in the world of soccer

Lisa Zimouche is one of the most visible and influential talismans in soccer's freestyle subculture.
1 year ago
Freestyler is kicking things up a notch in the world of soccer
1 year ago

Soccer stars speak out on gender discrimination

Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe tell "GMA" why the U.S. Women's Soccer Team is suing the United States Soccer Federation for equal pay.
1 year ago
Soccer stars speak out on gender discrimination
1 year ago

Man leading search for Sala's plane says wreckage found

A small plane carrying Emiliano Sala went missing over the English Channel.
1 year ago
Man leading search for Sala's plane says wreckage found
1 year ago

No trace of soccer player's plane after 2nd day searching

A plane carrying Argentine player Emiliano Sala and his pilot has vanished.
1 year ago
Search resumes to find soccer player after plane disappears
1 year ago

Cristiano Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court

Ronaldo received a suspended two-year sentence.
1 year ago
Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court
1 year ago

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane

French and British maritime authorities are searching the English Channel.
1 year ago
Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane
1 year ago

$20 million soccer star aboard missing private plane in English Channel: Police

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala was aboard a private plane that went missing over the English Channel on Monday night, French police confirmed to ABC News.
1 year ago
$20 million soccer star aboard missing private plane in English Channel: Police
1 year ago

Cristiano Ronaldo to pay $21 million fine over tax fraud

The Portuguese striker, 33, now playing in Italy for Juventus, faced tax avoidance charges from his time as a player in Spain at Real Madrid.
1 year ago
Cristiano Ronaldo to pay $21 million fine over tax fraud
1 year ago

Cristiano Ronaldo to pay $21 million fine over tax fraud

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will pay millions after pleading guilty to tax fraud.
1 year ago
Cristiano Ronaldo to pay $21 million fine after pleading guilty to tax fraud
1 year ago
$20 million soccer star was on board missing plane: Police
1 year ago

Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead

His wor led to the downfall of a member of the high-powered FIFA Council.
1 year ago
Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead
2 years ago

Soccer star quits national team over 'racism and disrespect'

German soccer player Mesut Ozil announced his decision to quit the national team in the aftermath of a picture taken of him with Turkish president Erdogan.
2 years ago
Soccer star quits national team over 'racism and disrespect'
2 years ago

David Beckham launches new Major League Soccer team in Miami

Beckham said he has been talking about owning a team for a "long, long time."
2 years ago
David Beckham launches new Major League Soccer team in Miami
3 years ago

Powerful winds return soccer ball every time

Who needs a goalkeeper? Irish soccer fan tests powerful storm winds by kicking a ball over St. Finian's Bay, only for it to come right back at him.
3 years ago
Powerful winds return soccer ball every time
3 years ago

Abby Wambach sends support to girl allegedly disqualified from soccer game

Mili Hernandez, 8, of Omaha, Nebraska, said organizers disqualified her and her team from a soccer tournament because they thought she was a boy.
3 years ago
Abby Wambach sends support to girl allegedly disqualified from soccer game
4 years ago

Abby Wambach Talks New Memoir, Substance Abuse Admission on 'GMA'

In the memoir "Forward," the U.S. soccer star reveals that she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for year.
4 years ago
Abby Wambach Talks New Memoir, Substance Abuse Admission