Olympics

I’m Embarrassed For EA Sports Over Their Attempt At FIFA 22 Women’s Ratings; How Is Rapinoe Still This High?

Another year, another FIFA game where it’s obvious EA Sports paid no attention to women’s soccer. The FIFA 22 women's ratings are somehow even worse than last year, once again proving the WoSo portion of the franchise is merely lip service to try to appease women without actually putting in any effort.

Brazil Wins Paralympic Gold With Remarkable Solo Goal

Heading into Saturday’s football 5-a-side gold medal match at the Summer Paralympics, Brazil took the status of favorite as the gold medal winner at each of the last four tournaments.  

South American rival Argentina, however, had claimed silver once and bronze twice over that period, and boasted Tokyo 2020’s leading scorer in Maximiliano Espinillo, who’d already recorded seven goals in four games.

Want To Know How Little Olympic Time Macario Got? You Could Finish These Easy Tasks In The Same Time

With the USWNT’s Olympic campaign in the rear-view mirror there’s one topic that was overlooked. Catarina Macario is one of the most exciting young prospects for the USWNT, yet she only saw the field for seven minutes during the Olympics. Thanks, Vlatko.

Macario is a versatile player who can play in the midfield or as forward. Born in São Luís, the 21-year-old had the choice to represent either the USWNT or Brazil. She received her U.S. citizenship on Oct. 8, 2020, and was cleared by FIFA to play for the USWNT in January.

The Ridiculous But Absolutely True Story Of How The USMNT Won Two Medals At One Olympics

In this edition of The18 Untold, we examine the USMNT’s performance at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St Louis. The tournament remains the United States’ crowning achievement as the only time it medalled, but the U.S. actually managed to take home both the silver and bronze.

Watch the video above for the story.

Sam Kerr And Kristie Mewis Share More Than Just A Good Sportsmanship Moment

There's no doubt that footballers create a special connection with each other since there's such a strong bond between two people that understand the game and everything it entails. It's no secret that many professional women’s players are dating teammates or even opponents. The most recent rumored couple that had fans wondering if they're official or not was the relationship status between Sam Kerr and Kristie Mewis. 

Pero Qué Bien Se Les Ve: Jugadores Del Tri Presumen Su Bronce En Los Juegos Olímpicos

Apenas terminó la final olímpica entre Brasil y España vino la ceremonia de entrega de las medallas, incluyendo el merecido y esperado bronce para la selección de México.

Gianni Infantino, presidente de la FIFA, fue el encargado de pasar la bandeja con las preseas, pero por cuestiones de protocolo Covid-19, fueron los propios jugadores quienes se colgaron los metales entre sí.

Nació Para Ser Campeón: Dani Alves Sumó El Oro Olímpico A Su Impresionante Récord De Trofeos

Dani Alves es el futbolista con más títulos en la historia, pero celebra cada uno de ellos como si fuera el primero.

La muestra es el oro que consiguió junto a Brasil, luego de derrotar a España en la final de Tokio 2020. Alves, apenas terminó el encuentro, celebró llorando de rodillas y envuelto en la bandera de su país.

What I’ve Learned From All The Hate Mail Supposed Carli Lloyd Fans Sent Me

I’m pretty used to getting hate mail these days. When you discuss human rights in relation to soccer, people get pretty upset and are not afraid to send anonymous emails spewing hatred toward me, which ironically proves my point more often than not. 

I’ve never gotten as much hate mail as I have this week when I reported on Carli Lloyd refusing to join her teammates in kneeling to protest the ongoing racial inequalities in the U.S. and around the world. 

Most Decorated Men’s Footballer Of All Time Overcome With Joy After Winning First Olympic Gold

No one in the world has won more men’s soccer trophies than Dani Alves. You’d never know it from how he celebrated his first Olympic gold medal on Saturday.

The 38-year-old Alves helped his country to a repeat gold at the Olympics as the Seleção beat Spain 2-1 in extra time. When the final whistle blew, Alves broke down in tears of joy.

Soccer Writers Across U.S. Rejoice At No Longer Having To Wake Up At 2 To Cover Games; Here’s What It Was Like

A single tear of joy trickled out of my eye Friday morning when the news appeared on my phone that Canada defeated Sweden to win the gold medal in women’s soccer. I wasn’t crying for the maple syrup queens; I was overwhelmed with happiness knowing I wouldn’t have to cover games in the middle of the night anymore.

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