The Levante goalkeeper says the Ticos "want to have a place in people's hearts forever" after this surprising World Cup run.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Germany's complicit 1-0 victory over Austria saw both teams progress at the expense of the North Africans back in 1982 — leaving fans and neutrals alike outraged.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
The goalkeeper came up with a pair of big saves to protect Mexico's lead and couldn't be faulted for either of the Netherlands' late goals.
The Uruguay captain has lashed out at FIFA after the penalty imposed on the striker, calling the suspension a "barbarity."
The U.S. national team coach believes his side is capable of achieving the upset, saying the Americans "have absolutely no fear at all."
Friday, June 27, 2014
High-profile figures from across the sporting world have called for the striker to seek expert help over his persistent indiscipline.
The 24-year-old Porto midfielder has given his stock a boost with a standout World Cup thus far.
The Italy defender insists he holds no grudge over the biting incident this week and feels the player and his family will suffer from his four-month "alienation"
Thursday, June 26, 2014
The U.S. midfielder continued his strong World Cup on Thursday, overcoming a broken nose to help the Americans earn the result they needed vs. Germany to reach the round of 16.
The defender stepped back into the U.S. national team starting lineup Thursday against Germany, and played well enough to remind us just how good he can be.
The center back helped keep Germany in check while serving as a surprise replacement for Geoff Cameron.
The USA is through to the round of 16 despite losing 1-0 to Jogi Low's well-drilled German side.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Four years ago, the U.S. midfielder watched the World Cup as a fan, thinking his chances of ever playing in a World Cup had faded. Now he is a starter in Brazil.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The coach signed a two-year extension prior to the tournament but is stepping down after the Azzurri failed to advance beyond the group stage.
The midfielder was given his marching orders for a high tackle on Egidio Arevalo Rios in the second half, with Uruguay going on to knock the Azzurri out of the World Cup.
The right back's overlapping runs have become vital to the Americans' attack going into Thursday's group stage finale against Germany.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Porto midfielder led Mexico in passes completed, duels won and recoveries as El Tri secured passage to the round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Croatia.
The Americans' second World Cup match bested ratings for the NBA Finals, the World Series and the Stanley Cup Final.
With the second set of matches over, Goal takes a look at which teams are qualified, which ones are going home and which are still battling to make the knockout stage.
The Real Madrid forward spoke frankly after his side's 2-2 draw with the United States on Sunday, acknowledging that his side has too many problems.