Category: Featured Stories

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Canada’s World Cup – Building on Broken Dreams

Canada’s World Cup – Building on Broken Dreams

By Manuel Veth - They carried the hopes and dreams of an entire football nation, but in the end Canada’s women’s national team fell in the face of th ...
Julio Grondona, the Recordings, and FIFA Gate – Making Football’s Narratives

Julio Grondona, the Recordings, and FIFA Gate – Making Football’s Narratives

By Matt Hawkins -  El arbitro comprado. The bought referee is a well-known protagonist in the drama of Argentina's football stadiums. Everyone knows ...
Making Neymar – Branding a Global Superstar

Making Neymar – Branding a Global Superstar

By Manuel Veth - It was in Berlin on June 6 that Neymar won his first Champions League title with Barcelona. Neymar was one of the best players on th ...
Copa América – Students Protest Education Inequality

Copa América – Students Protest Education Inequality

By Luca Hodges-Ramon -  On Thursday night at the Estadio Nacional De Chile, an exuberant Chilean crowd celebrated after goals from Arturo Vidal and E ...
FIFA Women’s World Cup – Canada’s Moment to Shine

FIFA Women’s World Cup – Canada’s Moment to Shine

By Manuel Veth - As the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Edmonton tonight, the stage is set for football to shine in Canada. This is the second ti ...
Marta – The Interview

Marta – The Interview

Interview by Gabriela Cavalheiro - Marta Vieira da Silva or, simply, Marta. The five-time FIFA World Player of the Year talked to Gabriela Cavalheiro ...
Ronaldinho Gaúcho – The Show Must Go On

Ronaldinho Gaúcho – The Show Must Go On

By Manuel Veth -  A recent YouTube video highlights that Ronaldinho still has skills. But the video also shows that Ronaldinho, wearing number 49 on ...
New CBF President Marco Polo Del Nero – Fixing the Futebol Nation

New CBF President Marco Polo Del Nero – Fixing the Futebol Nation

By Paulo Freitas -  As Brazilian football finds itself at a crossroads after hosting the last World Cup, Marco Polo Del Nero starts his four-year ter ...
Colombian Football Stars – Playing for Peace

Colombian Football Stars – Playing for Peace

By Thomas Farines -  In November 2013 a group of former Colombian football stars such as Carlos Valderrama and Victor Hugo Aristizábal proposed to pl ...
Observatório report highlights racism in Brazilian football

Observatório report highlights racism in Brazilian football

Text kindly provided by Fare Network - A new report on discrimination in Brazilian football, published on the United Nations International Day for th ...
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