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The fastest players at the 2022 World Cup (so far)

Running fast is not necessary to be a good player in soccer. If it was, Usain Bolt would have been a phenomenon when he tried to turn pro.

Having said that, we can't deny that speed always captivates the eye. You can see how a sprint perforates a defense or how a player dashing back to stop a counterattack is always an exciting view during a game.

Concacaf’s 2022 World Cup grades from best to worst

After the Round of 16 there are no teams from Concacaf still competing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Of the five confederations that competed in Qatar, Concacaf had the lowest number of victories with a measly three. None of the four teams finished with a winning record.

The gradebook is coming with full force Concacaf, and it’s not pretty. Here are the 2022 Concacaf World Cup grades.

10 players whose reputation tanked during the World Cup

The lasting memories of World Cups should be the celebrations of football — the glorious goals, the mesmerizing skills, the feel-good stories. But we also know that there's no joy without suffering and no winners without losers, and sometimes, it's those dramatic failures that really resonate because life's a snitch and then you die. 

Some of this is completely unfair to players who've given us so much over the years and to young guys who've got a lot of ball left to play, but these are the 10 individuals who really let me down in Qatar.  

Three USMNT players who earned January transfers after the World Cup

While the USMNT has been knocked out of the World Cup, they are far from removed from the public’s consciousness. This year’s electrifying roster is taking a short break before club soccer starts up again, but some Americans may not be staying with their current clubs for long. 

Transfer rumors are the reward for great performances at the World Cup and players across the pitch may be reaping the rewards come January. 

Netherlands turn every USA strength into weakness during Round of 16 humbling

For those who count Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Soccer among their favorite books, the 2010 duo of Wesley Sneijder-Mark van Bommel among their favorite midfield pairings and videos of of Johan Cruyff and Johan Neeskens among their most visited on YouTube, watching the United States take nearly 65 percent possession off the Netherlands while completing almost twice as many passes in the first-half of a World Cup knockout match was a dream state.

Ten players whose market value has skyrocketed during the World Cup

One of the most exciting aspects of every World Cup is seeing new young players step up and make their mark on the biggest stage. This year’s edition has been thoroughly unpredictable and as a result, there has been no shortage of new players becoming household names.

January’s transfer window could be filled with stars from this tournament moving to bigger clubs. Now that the group stage is done, let’s take a look at ten players whose market value has skyrocketed during the World Cup. 

Del peor al mejor: Ránking de los jugadores de México en el Mundial

El fracaso de México en el Mundial no se puede borrar, pero antes de darle vuelta a la página es tiempo de hacer evaluaciones.

 Y es en ese ánimo que revisamos partidos y estadísticas para hacer un ránking con la performance de cada uno de los jugadores que tuvieron la oportunidad de jugar en Catar.

En total, 21 de los 26 nominados vieron minutos en el torneo. Los que se quedaron con las ganas fueron los arqueros Alfredo Talavera y Rodolfo Cota, los defensas Johan Vásquez y Gerardo Arteaga, así como el mediocampista Luis Romo.

Here are the best Netherlands soccer players that the USA will face in the Round of 16

If you’re a casual USA soccer fan, then you’re probably familiar by now with the best US soccer players at the 2022 World Cup. After going undefeated in the group stage, the USA will face the Dutch in the Round of 16. In this article we will share the best Netherlands soccer players at the 2022 World Cup that will face the USA.

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