The commissioners who make and guard the rules need always to keep in mind the spectator. Professional soccer and tennis are forms of entertainment, and what entertains best is probably the way the sport should go.
This is the summer of soccer--or fútbol. So Latino USA is taking a look at the sport loved throughout Latin America and around the world. What happens when you come from both the U.S. and Mexico--what national team do you root for? Or what about if your national team is constantly losing? Do you lose faith? And we take a look at elite women's soccer in the U.S., a world few Latinas reach.
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey, June 26 (Reuters) - Chile upset favorites Argentina with a penalty shootout victory in the Copa
Although the United States is slowly catching up to the rest of the world in terms of overall popularity, soccer clearly has a rich history and global influence. All this said, is this influence positive or does it pull us apart?
Today, Colombians have much to celebrate. As President Juan Manuel Santos signs a cease-fire with its oldest guerrilla group, the country is overrun by soccer fever.
Messi's genius hits a new height.
Despite Maradona & Ruidiaz's "Hand of God" Goals, Just Say No to Multi-Minute Instant Replay Delays in Footy!
This ecstatic blogger with Copa America trophy - closer than Brazil will get to it Thing is, most things in life even out
Television pictures showed Peru's Raul Ruidiaz grinning after the goal had been awarded but the Brazilian players were apoplectic with rage.
At certain times on the calendar the volume and quality of sport on offer to fans and competitors alike overflows the capacity for any single person to absorb. It is an embarrassment of riches and at present we are in the midst of one such bonanza of events. Where to begin?
There is no doubt that the future is bright for Bayer Leverkusen; they have Champions League football once again next season and they have a number of top players representing their nations at either the European Championships or the Copa America over the next few weeks.