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SOCCER.COM ‘s tiene acceso exclusivo a Nigeria, México

ATLANTA – Gracias a adidas, SOCCER.COM obtuvo acceso exclusivo durante el partido amistoso internacional del pasado miércoles entre México y Nigeria, y platicó con el portero y capitán de las Súper Águilas, Vincent Enyeama, y con el defensa Kenneth Omerou. Entérate sobre lo que piensan estos dos jugadores del Brazuca, la importancia de representar a…

Sweden v Germany - FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier
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Boldness, passion woven into Sweden’s 2014 away kit

Although Sweden did not qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, fans can show their pride in their national team in Sweden’s official 2014 away jersey from adidas. adidas designed Sweden’s 2014 away kit with a fresh, youthful design. The bold colors of the flag against the navy blue torso represents the Swedish people’s fierce…

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Tradition, colors remain in DC United’s new 2014 kit

D.C. United celebrates 18 years of tradition in their new 2014 home kit. adidas’ designers stayed true to D.C.United’s traditional black and red. In keeping with the club’s core value of “tradition”, the jersey’s torso remains black. “Tradition” is on the back collar, with the secondary eagle logo inside the collar. If you look closely,…

Russia v United States
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USWNT thrash Russia 8-0 to sweep two-game set

In a physical shoot-out at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, the USWNT defeated Russia by a brutal 8-0 score in front of 16,133 fans. The ball was moved quickly on the artificial grass at the Dome and while the USWNT dominated possession, it was almost anyone’s game in the first half. Defender Whitney Engen helped…

FRISCO, TX - JANUARY 31:  Heather O'Reilly #9 of the U.S. Women's National Team brings the ball up field against the Canadian Women's National Team on January 31, 2014 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.  (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
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USWNT to battle Russia in Atlanta

With just under 5 hours until kick-off, the USWNT will finish off a two-game series against Russia tonight in Atlanta. Thursday’s match was postponed due to inclement weather throughout the Southeast. In their last matchup against Russia on Feb. 8, the USWNT shut out the visitors 7-0. The USWNT is now 6-0-1 against Russia and…

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 05: Commissioner Don Garber, David Beckham and Mayor Carlos Gimenez attends a press conference to announce their plans to launch a new Major League Soccer franchise at PAMM Art Museum on February 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images)
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Beckham asks PSG to help fund Miami MLS team

In a quest for investors for his new MLS franchise in Miami, David Beckham has reportedly asked the Qatari owners of his former (and final) club, Paris Saint-Germain, for funding. Beckham reportedly developed and maintained a good relationship with club president Nasser al-Jelaifi during his six months in a PSG kit. PSG owners told French…

Canada v United States
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USWNT opens two-match series against Russia

For the first time since 2002, the USWNT will face Russia in an international friendly on Saturday in Boca Raton, Fla. Saturday’s match is the first of two for the USWNT in this set against Russia. The two teams will battle again in Atlanta on February 12. What to watch for Russia comes into this…

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It’s official: Beckham to bring MLS to Miami

In a news conference today, David Beckham, MLS commissioner Don Garber and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced Beckham’s purchase of MLS’ 22nd franchise in Miami. As part of his contract when he signed with the LA Galaxy in 2007, Beckham had an option to acquire an MLS expansion team at the discounted rate of…

South Korea v United States
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USWNT face Canada to start 2014

The U.S. Women’s National Team will play their first match of 2014 tonight at Toyota Park in Frisco, Texas against Canada, host of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup™. Friday’s match is the 55th meeting between the USWNT and Canada, and the USWNT is 46-3-5 against their northern neighbors. The USWNT is also unbeaten (10-0-0)…

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San Jose Quakes launch new kit, logo for 2014

The San Jose Earthquakes became the first MLS team to unveil this year’s kits on Thursday, and San Jose’s oldest professional sports team got a fresh new look for 2014. The San Jose Earthquakes turn 40 this year, and this fresh new look is only the beginning for the Quakes. A new team-specific, soccer-specific stadium…

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Nadine Angerer wins FIFA Women’s Player of the Year

German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has been awarded the Women’s World Player of the Year award at the FIFA Ballon d’or 2013 ceremony. Angerer beat out Brazil’s Marta and USWNT’s Abby Wambach for this year’s trophy. “You never get a success like this on your own. I have to thank my teammates and my goalkeeping coach…

Germany v USA - Algarve Cup 2013
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Women’s Cleats – The Real Deal

Today’s women’s cleats are more than a different colorway, size sticker and price tag. In the 1980s and early 1990s, women’s participation in team sports trended upwards, and these athletes needed shoes. As a response, athletic shoemakers adopted the “pink ‘em and shrink ‘em” approach to women’s fitness shoes; make them in “feminine” colorways with…

Costa Rica v United States - FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier
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The 13 Best Wins of 2013

13. Manchester United defeats Aston Villa to win the EPL in Fergie’s final bow Robin van Persie notched a brilliant hat trick to send Sir Alex Ferguson into retirement with style, giving Manchester United the 3-0 victory over Aston Villa for the club’s 20th EPL title. 12. Nigeria wins the Cup of Nations final against…

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SOCCER.COM’s 2013 Naughty vs. Nice List

Apparently, Santa Claus is coming to town? He’s making his list, checking it twice, but we at SOCCER.COM have decided to take fate into our own hands to determine which footballers have been naughty or nice in 2013. Not like we have the power to distribute coal or anything. Nice: 5. Jurgen Klinsmann gets FOUR…

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Mario Balotelli makes headlines, then wears them.

AC Milan’s Mario Balotelli is known for taking things to the next level. In yesterday’s home match against AS Roma, Balotelli wore a customized pair of cleats covered in headlines (the good, the bad and the ugly) that he has inspired over the course of his career. The headlines included “Super Mario”, “Why Always Me?”…