Many players went into the tournament in Brazil with a stellar reputation already, but for others it was the perfect opportunity to showcase why they are worth millions.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
If Liga MX is to improve its standing in world soccer, it will need to address a number of issues.
After a 2014 World Cup that was largely positive for the region, Jon Arnold examines what CONCACAF's four World Cup teams are facing in the post-Brazil era.
Monday, July 14, 2014
The midfielder joins Frank Yallop's side from Hozerla Uzhhorod in Ukraine.
Best Game, Best Goal and Biggest Flop are all recognized as Goal runs through the most iconic figures, moments and matches of an enthralling four weeks in Brazil.
Brazil marked the final World Cup for several household names, with Goal recognizing those waving goodbye to the tournament once and for all.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Germany's World Cup final victory vs. Argentina capped a memorable World Cup that helped provide both a boost and a level to aspire to for American soccer.
The Monaco attacking midfielder scored six goals in Brazil, one more than Germany's Thomas Muller, who won the trophy in South Africa four years ago.
Friday, July 11, 2014
The former America manager is set to guide El Tri through the next World Cup cycle, the FMF president said Friday.
The two goalkeepers set to face off in the World Cup final have joined the Costa Rica hero on the shortlist, with Mexico's Guillermo Ochoa and the USA's Tim Howard missing out.
The Costa Rica international has seemingly earned himself a move to the Bundesliga club with his superb performances in the past 12 months.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Mexico's top flight has long enjoyed superiority over its northern neighbor, but it must adapt to maintain its continental dominance.
Keylor Navas, Rafa Marquez and Clint Dempsey headline the best XI from Brazil after the region enjoyed a standout World Cup.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Mexico international who starred at this year's World Cup is now a free agent and says he will take his time before selecting where he will play next season.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Following a strong showing in the World Cup, the Seattle Sounders fullback is drawing interest from a growing list of European clubs and a deal could be made this week.
Monday, July 7, 2014
The Tico backstop followed up an excellent season at Levante with a tremendous showing on the world's largest stage.
A strong performance in Brazil has put a number of high-profile Mexico stars in the thoughts of many big clubs in Europe.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
The versatile defender will continue with Bolton after a successful campaign there last season.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
The Costa Rica coach was proud of his players but hit out at the standard of refereeing after their quarter-final defeat to Netherlands in Salvador on Saturday
Tim Krul came on as a late substitute to save two Costa Rica penalties, as los Ticos pushed Oranje all of the way in a tightly contested game in Salvador, with Navas in form again.