futbol

soccer
soccer

2018 Will Be the Year of Neymar

Nobody not named Messi or Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or since 2007. This could be the year that finally changes.
Shahan Ahmed
1.8.18
soccer
soccer

'Barça is More Than a Club'

As Catalonia moves toward independence, we chronicled the intersection of soccer and politics in Barcelona in words and photos.
Jordi Mestre
12.28.17
CTE
CTE

The Study on CTE In Soccer Is Not What You Think It Is

Most studies aren't worth reporting on. This was one of them. Unfortunately, that didn't happen.
Aaron Gordon
2.15.17
soccer
soccer

FIFA Presses Forward with Replay Technology, and It Could Speed Up the Game

While referees in other sports have used video review for years, soccer had been slow to embrace replay technology. FIFA will begin testing Video Assistant Referees in 2017, and it could change the game in surprising ways.
Brian Blickenstaff
11.18.16
mexico
mexico

Liga MX Review: ​11 goals Allowed in Three Matches. Are Chivas in Crisis?

Chivas just suffered a brutal week in which it lost three games in six days, none of them close. It's not great, but also not nearly as bad as it looks.
Cesar Hernandez
8.1.16
mexico
mexico

Homophobic Soccer Chant Provokes Debate in Mexico

Mexico fans have been chanting the word 'Puto' for decades. FIFA is finally trying to do something about it.
Duncan Tucker
1.19.16
futbol
futbol

VICE Sports Q&A: Ronaldo (THE Ronaldo)

One of the greatest soccer players of his era opens up on playing poker, the Brazilian national team, and even his weight.
Harmon Leon
1.13.16
futbol
futbol

How Brazilian Soccer Came to Haiti and Haitian Soccer Came to Brazil

The Black Pearls, a Haitian youth soccer team, competed in Brazil's famed Copa São Paulo. The tournament didn't go so well, but simply playing in it was a victory.
James Young
1.12.16
kei kemara
kei kemara

Kei Kamara on Escaping from Civil War to the Top of MLS

With a looming shot at the MLS Cup, Kei sat down at our Brooklyn bar to determine the long road he's travelled to this point.
VICE Sports
12.4.15
futbol
futbol

Is FC Monterrey’s New Stadium Really “The Environmental Crime of the Decade?"

How cronyism in Monterrey, Mexico turned a beautiful park into a parking lot.
Elliott Turner
9.4.15
Highlights
Highlights

"Goooooooool": We Spoke to the Voice Behind the Packers FG Call That Went Viral

A Football Goalazo.
Liam Daniel Pierce
8.16.15
RACISM
RACISM

Hulk Will Miss FIFA Event After Speaking Out About Racism in Russian Soccer

Hulk will not attend a FIFA event after criticizing racism in Russian soccer in the wake of the Frimpong scandal.
Brian Blickenstaff
7.24.15