The USMNT Probably Won't Win The World Cup

Going into today's World Cup draw, we already knew just how stacked the 32-team field that make up next year's tournament in Brazil was. Seemingly every perennial superpower—hosts Brazil, Spain, Germany, Argentina, and the Netherlands, Italy—as well as the ridiculous "underclass" of teams like Belgium, Colombia,… » 12/06/13 4:21pm 12/06/13 4:21pm

Ronaldo Scores Three, Feigns Human Emotion; Portugal On To World Cup

The Portugal-Sweden playoff matchup was seen by most as little more than a matchup of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimović, two of the best players in the world. Portugal won on Friday in Lisbon, 1-0, after a late diving header from Ronaldo. For Sweden to advance, they'd have to win today. That meant that… » 11/19/13 5:53pm 11/19/13 5:53pm

The Portugal-Turkey Friendly Featured A Portuguese Flag Tifo Using…

While Portugal's Euro 2012 tune-up with Turkey didn't produce the expected result (Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty kick and Portugal lost 3-1) they can take pride in the display shown during "A Portuguesa," the Portuguese National Anthem. Thousands of tablet computers (possibly iPads, though it's difficult to tell… » 6/04/12 1:00pm 6/04/12 1:00pm

North Korean Beatdown Broadcast Live To Confused Homeland

Emboldened by their soccer team's "triumph" over Brazil, North Korean state television actually allowed yesterday's "revenge" match against Portugal to be broadcast live to its citizens, many of whom may currently be wondering: "Is seven a lot of goals?" » 6/22/10 1:05am 6/22/10 1:05am