Pelé, the now retired Brazilian professional soccer player widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, was born on this date in 1940.
On the island country of Cyprus, sports teams have come to be associated with certain segments of the population. In soccer, the main team associated with the working people is Omonoia Nicosia.
After a deadly earthquake, devastating tsunami and nuclear power plant disaster, the Japanese people got some good news July 17, when their women's soccer team won the 2011 FIFA World Cup Final.
SOWETO, South Africa -- South Africa will never be the same. That sums up the end of this World Cup 2010 Event.
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Make no mistake about it in hosting the 2010 World Cup the Black government of South Africa performed wonderfully.
History has been made as Spain won its first World Cup in "Soccer City" Johannesburg defeating Netherlands 1-0.
A final reflection on the 2010 World Cup from South Africa.
The stage has been set. This Sunday will make history.
SOWETO, South Africa — Germany fought a tough battle bogged down by a smooth, tactical and consistent Spain tonight.
As the Ghana vs. Uruguay game results continue to sink in, the South African fans and the press continue with the post-mortem of the game. That cheating handball is in the news.