Austria’s national squad had been known as the 'Wunderteam,' but when conscripted to play for Germany, they were less impressive.
The Telstar 18 takes inspiration from the 1970 World Cup ball—and a communications satellite that made it possible to send television signals across the Atlantic.
From Maradona's "Hand of God" goal in 1986 to Geoff Hurst's controversial score for England in 1966, check out five of the most memorable World Cup moments.
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.
Find out more about the female soccer pioneers who drew huge crowds until banned for threatening the popularity of the men’s game.
From warring paleontologists to a pair of dueling founding fathers, explore six of history’s fiercest rivalries.
As the World Cup sparks soccer fever around the world, look back at the forgotten golden age of American soccer—the 1920s.
Although Brazil is known for having the most World Cup victories of all-time, the defeat they suffered at the hands of Uruguay on their home turf in 1950 still haunts many fans today.
Known to most of the rest of the world as football, or “fútbol,” the beautiful game is almost exclusively referred to as soccer in the United States. Why?
Ever since it first took place in Uruguay in 1930, the World Cup has provided a steady stream of memorable moments and astonishing feats.