History Stories
The Dog Who Saved the World Cup
March 24, 2016

When the trophy awarded to soccer’s World Cup champions was stolen in London in 1966, it took a dog named “Pickles” to crack the case. Read More

The Women’s Soccer Outlaws Who Could Beat the Men
June 15, 2015

Find out more about the female soccer pioneers who drew huge crowds until banned for threatening the popularity of the men’s game. Read More

The Forgotten Golden Age of American Soccer
June 26, 2014

As the World Cup sparks soccer fever in the United States, look back at the forgotten golden age of American soccer—the 1920s. Read More

The Maracanã Blow: Brazil’s Stunning World Cup Defeat
June 12, 2014

As the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, take a look back at the last time the event was hosted by the South American nation, in 1950. Read More

80 Years of World Cup Facts
June 10, 2010

Ever since it first took place in Uruguay in 1930, the World Cup has provided a steady stream of memorable moments and astonishing feats. Read More

1950 World Cup: The Miracle on Green
June 9, 2010

At the 1950 World Cup, the United States pulled off one of the greatest upsets in the history of sports, beating all odds to defeat the polished English team. Read More