The Seattle Sounders will face off against Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final! Yes, you heard that right. If you want to know how excited the fans are about this matchup just look at the ticket sales, the Sounders announced that tickets sold out in only twenty minutes after they were made available to the public! Let’s take a look at these two teams and what they’ve been through to get themselves back to the Cup Final this year.
Football is mainly an American sport, baseball is played in many countries around the world but more concentrated in certain countries more than others. Basketball is one of the closest sports to being beloved and played truly worldwide, well that is aside from soccer. Soccer can easily be described as the world’s most loved and played sport. Aside from the Olympics, the World Cup is the most viewed sporting event in the world, with the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia having the third-highest estimated television viewership of all time. Continue reading →
The final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, will finally come to a head this Friday afternoon in Cairo. With the top two scoring countries in the tournament, Algeria, and Senegal are getting their rematch. In the last five head to head games, Algeria has taken four of them. Continue reading →
Soccer is technically the most popular sport in the world, popular in almost every country perhaps, America maybe not so much. With the rise of soccer in video gaming (FIFA for example) over the last 10 years or so, the sport is gradually building a larger and steadier fan base in the states. With that being said, while more and more Americans don Messi and Ronaldo jerseys, one thing we have been deprived of is an American star. We have had some occasional flash in the pan stars like Tim Howard at the 2014 World Cup, or Landon Donovan, but never anyone to guarantee the sport is taking off here. That is until the arrival of one young American arrived in Germany, that man is Christian Mate Pulisic. Continue reading →