When a club takes the field against FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, powerhouses in La Liga and world soccer, it’s typically a David vs. Goliath scenario. The two giants of the game have won a combined 58 LaLiga titles, 49 Copa del Rey crowns and 18 UEFA Champions League trophies. Continue reading “FC Barcelona, Real Madrid Paving Way for LaLiga Clubs in U.S.”
Members of the 1999 FIFA World Cup champion United States Women’s National Team were honored during halftime of the USWNT’s 6-0 win against Belgium on April 7 in front of 20,941 fans at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. Continue reading “Brandi Chastain Praises USWNT’s Fight for Equality”
When LaLiga and Relevent Sports Group announced a 15-year equal joint venture to promote soccer in the United States and Canada in August 2018, much of the attention surrounded the partners’ plans to bring a LaLiga match to the U.S. Continue reading “LaLiga Launching Series Catered Toward American Audience”
The initial priority for FC Barcelona’s office in New York City, which opened in September 2016, was business development. Since then, the club has also utilized its on-the-ground presence to further the FC Barcelona brand through its foundation, academies and camps, commercial partnerships and more. Continue reading “How FC Barcelona is Conquering the U.S. Market”
It’s 7 o’clock on a Saturday. A crowd clad in red jerseys shuffles in. The old man standing next to me is eating a bagel and drinking a beer. Continue reading “Alan Shearer Pleased With Premier League Growth in US”
The United States men’s national team’s failure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup was a rude awakening to soccer players, coaches, and supporters in America. As the U.S. Soccer Federation has undergone significant changes since that fateful October evening, the wheels of change were already in motion at the youth level.
In 2016, pictures and videos of 5-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi wearing a Lionel Messi jersey made from a plastic bag while playing soccer in Afghanistan went viral on social media. Continue reading “‘Bring Your Kit to Work Day’ Helps Benefit At-Risk Children”