The veteran played internationally Friday for the first time since the World Cup, and the USA reaped the benefits despite the 2-1 defeat to Colombia.
Monday, November 17, 2014
As Manchester hosts the latest leg of the players' personal duel, is the Barcelona star running the risk of being trumped as the greatest of his generation?
The world's two finest footballers renew their rivalry as Portugal meets Argentina in a friendly on Tuesday and Goal asks: Which player has done more for his national team?
The midfielder had been one of the team's best players in post-World Cup friendlies, but his struggles against Colombia showed how much he still has to learn.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
The ugly scenes which interrupted the match at San Siro could deflect some of the attention away from the Azzurri's lackluster display
The winger scored La Roja's third goal in a comfortable victory on Saturday but faces an uncertain future at Barcelona following the signing of Luis Suarez.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
The Italian has returned to his former club, but arrives for his second spell working under a new president with considerably tighter purse strings.
Friday, November 14, 2014
The Americans surrendered a lead and a late goal to Colombia, but the U.S. coach was pleased with the progress of his younger players.
The Real Madrid star was cheered with every touch in his country's 2-1 win over the USA in Fulham, underlining his status as national icon.
The Chilean was a Premier League winner in May in his first season in charge of City but has come unstuck just a few months into his second. Goal assesses his season so far.
After becoming a starter for his club and breaking into the U.S. national team, the Tijuana fullback could see his career continue to soar if he plays well against Colombia.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Ahead of a busy 2015 schedule, Miguel Herrera's preferred selections are emerging from Mexico's player pool.
Tesho Akindele, Matt Hedges and Moises Hernandez discussed their potential international futures following Dallas' playoff elimination.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi join the likes of Floyd Mayweather and Kobe Bryant on Forbes' list of the top 20 highest-paid athletes in 2014.
The truth is FIFA does not give a damn what you think or what you want when deciding where a World Cup will be played.
A host of top-flight stars were in international friendly action on Wednesday, with Romelu Lukaku and Daley Blind among the scorers, but Angel Di Maria struggled again.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
There are plenty of talking points following El Tri's 3-2 triumph over the Oranje in Amsterdam.
The two attackers were the star turns as the Albiceleste saw off Croatia in London, with the Juventus man returning after three years in the international wilderness.
The striker has struggled for form and fitness since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement but must now up his game under Louis van Gaal in the Premier League.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann named his 25-man roster for friendlies against Colombia and Ireland, and some of these youngsters could shine.