The transfer of Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Milan to Paris Saint-Germain provides unprecedented star power and …
Spain’s national soccer team wins an unprecedented third-straight international title with Sunday’s 4-0 European Championship win over Italy, and gives fans new reason for joy–and hope–amid the crushing euro crisis.
As the first black player to represent Italy at a major tournament, ‘Super Mario’ can’t avoid a confrontation with his country’s racial prejudices
Spain’s opponents struggle to score because they don’t see much of the ball – not even to retrieve it from the back of their own net
Jiang Xiaoshan went 11 nights without sleep to watch the tourney
Some things are apparently worse than racism; the haunting of Cristiano Ronaldo; why England’s team is like Stoke City; and more
Utterly outclassed by Italy, but hanging around to lose, again, on PKs.
In which the British tabloids play up every available opportunity to make a pun.
The Czech right-back who’ll be marking Portugal’s superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in Euro 2012’s first quarterfinal is the tournament’s revelation: the unheralded Theodor Gebrie-Selassie is fast, talented and, yes, black.
The festival of football has mostly been a joy to watch thus far.
England’s pro league is far stronger than France’s, yet its national team is far weaker