After years of relentless training, the USWNT was finally ready for the first Women’s World Cup. The U.S. women had developed a true American playing style, but this was the world’s game. How would they fare on the biggest stage, against the most dominant players from across the globe?
There are a few uncertain weeks ahead for Chelsea as it relates to some big-picture developments, but no matter how they all shake out, U.S. star Christian Pulisic figures to enter the club with a clear path to playing time on the Premier League and Champions League stages.
If the players and clubs won't wait until the start of the transfer window, then why should we? With the European seasons winding down, here's a look at the top transfer stories and sagas to watch in what is sure to be an entertaining and landscape-changing coming weeks and months.
Why is Germany's Bundesliga a hotbed for young Americans on the rise, how do they cope with the changes to their lifestyle at such a young age and what have they learned about the country's soccer culture? Those answers are at the crux of SI TV's new Exploring Planet Fútbol. Watch the full episode with a free SI TV trial.
Claudio and Danielle Reyna experienced tragedy upon the death of their son, Jack, but his memory and legacy endure and are carried on in part by another son and U.S. youth national team standout, Giovanni.
Until its unlikely run, scrappy Chapecoense was an afterthought in Brazilian soccer. But what should have been its magical moment turned into a national tragedy, and now the survivors are struggling to carry on.
Lizandro Claros Saravia was just keeping ICE apprised of his college soccer scholarship. Days later, he and his brother were deported to El Salvador and have continued picking up the pieces of their lives in Nicaragua.