Lessons From a 5-Year-Old Soccer Player

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Life is a game of inches.

The Challenges Ahead for Brazil now the World Cup is Over

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The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is over. It brought much joy, and huge disappointment for the hosts – perhaps even worse than the Maracanazo in 1950.

Who Stole Our Football?

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Football was a global community sport, now it has become a corporate global commodity.

Soccer Is Not Manly. What!?

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“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren

Truth in Engineering: How Germany Beat Brazil and Won a Fanbase in China

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A shock to most, Germany’s dismantling of Brazil in the World Cup explains why they have a legion of fans in China.

Watch all 7 Of Germany’s Goals in One Video

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This 6 second video highlights the “greatest World Cup performance of this century, complete with all seven of Germany’s goals.”

The Algerian National Team is Donating all $9 Million of its World Cup Prize Money to Gaza

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Players on the Algerian national soccer team, which lost in a knockout-round bout against Germany in the World Cup, will donate all of its money to the people of Gaza, a report stated.

Bigger Than the Superbowl: The World Cup Breaks Viewing Records

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It’s official: more people in the US are streaming the World Cup than this year’s Superbowl.

Why Soccer Isn’t A “Man’s” Game

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American mid-fielder Michael Bradley says soccer is a man’s game. Kozo Hattori argues that shouldn’t preclude showing vulnerability or admitting that criticism hurts.

Ann Coulter is Smarter Than You

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A master of the modern phenomenon of trolling, Ann Coulter knew what she wrote would get her name tweeted thousands of times and posted on Facebook hundreds of thousands more.

Suicide Rates and World Cup Results: Beyond the Numbers Game

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Several studies appear to show quite noticeable associations between hosting and performance at World Cups and suicide rates.

The Pageantry, Performance and Publicity of Goal Celebrations

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From individual signature moves to team dances, goal celebrations have become almost as exciting as the goals themselves.

How My Daughter Has Changed The Way I Watch The World Cup

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Watching the 2014 World Cup made Russ Clark realize that he’s a different man than he was the last time he watched the World Cup. The reason? The upcoming birth of his first child.

Your Definitive Guide to World Cup Yells

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A survey of athletes at the top of their yelling game.

Life Lessons From the Beautiful Game

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Soccer provides important lessons for young men both on and off the field.

The Voice of My Dad

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When his father would cheer for him at his soccer and basketball games, Yago Colas understood that it was an expression of love and joy and acceptance.