Matt Damon and Ben Affleck To Bring FIFA Scandal to Big Screen

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are set to produce a film based on Houses of Deceit–an upcoming book highlighting the scandal within the international governing body of soccer. Warner Bros. just acquired rights to the film. The Los Angeles Times…

FIFA 15 Is Out Today in the U.S.

After a long summer with few big game releases, the fall video game season is now here. As one of the largest publishers in the industry, EA is getting a head start with the release of its big sports titles.…

World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended After FIFA Takedown Request

And here’s the corner from the DMCA…it’s a line drive…right at FIFA, who’s on a run – FIFA with the header…GOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL!!! In other words, FIFA has successfully petitioned Twitter to suspend the increasingly popular @ReplayLastGoal account, a single-purpose Twitter bot…

Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup, But That’s Not All Bad from a Marketing Standpoint

You won’t see any stars wearing Beats by Dre headphones on the pitch or at press conferences during the 2014 World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that Beats aren’t enjoying a nice marketing opportunity. As Reuters reports, FIFA has banned…

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Disses US Soccer Team, Says They’re “A Big Joke”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may not be taking part in the World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that he’ll stay quiet during the whole tournament. Ibrahimovic, a Paris Saint-Germain striker, is taking a short vacation in Los Angeles, and someone from gossip…

FIFA World Cup Set To Begin As Controversy Looms

Well, we’re on the threshold of a fresh FIFA World Cup. What should simply be a tournament about the best of the best from each country competing for the 2014 title is often overshadowed by a series of controversies and…

Fanny Neguesha Says Yes to Mario Balotelli

With the FIFA World Cup being played only once every four years, one can only imagine the pressure soccer’s greatest superstars are under to perform at their peak level for their respective nations. While Brazil is obviously under the most…

Qatar Airport Receives First Flights

Hamad International Airport opened today in the Qatari capital of Doha, with a ceremonial Qatar Airways flight landing from Doha International Airport. National carrier Qatar Airways is scheduled to fully move into the airport on May 27. The new airport…

Soccer Cleats: Nike Unveils Mercurial Superfly Shoe Ahead Of World Cup

Soccer cleats are easily the most intimidating footwear in sports. Not only do the spikes on the bottom remind me never to get drop kicked by a professional footballer, but the overall design is slick to a dangerous degree. Nike…

Christiano Ronaldo on TIME’s ‘Most Influential’ List

FIFA soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo is featured this year in TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and joins other influentials like Pope Francis, Barack Obama and pop icon Beyoncé on this year’s list. There were only five…

Brazil No-Fly Zones for World Cup: With a Catch

Brazil’s Air Force has established no-fly zones around the stadiums hosting the 64 soccer games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup taking place July 12-13. A four mile perimeter has been set around each stadium, and the suspensions will begin…

FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of…

World Cup-Branded FIFA Game Coming This Spring

The annual FIFA franchise is one of publisher EA’s biggest money-makers each year and the World Cup is the most-hyped sporting event in the world. It makes sense, then, that EA would put out a special World Cup edition of…

FIFA World Cup: U.S. Draws ‘Group Of Death’

The U.S team will face tough competition in the first round of the 2014 World Cup. The team wound up in the ‘group of death‘, comprising of Ghana, Portugal and Germany. Soccer analysts say it would be a big accomplishment…

World Cup Pots Announced; US Potentially Doomed

The draw for the 2014 World Cup pots will happen on Friday in Brazil, the host country for the event. However, in a press conference which demonstrates once again why Americans aren’t in love with the most popular sport in…

Cristiano Ronaldo Upset at FIFA President’s Remarks

It is one of the most debated questions in the soccer world: Messi or Ronaldo? While many people believe that Messi is perhaps the best player to ever grace the field, Ronaldo is arguably just as talented. Thus, when presented…

2014 World Cup: USA Defeats Panama, Gives Mexico a Hand

England, Spain, Russia and Bosnia-Herzegovina are celebrating spots in the 2104 World Cup in Brazil. They’ll join Belgium, Italy, Germany, Holland, Switzerland at the finals next year, while Croatia, Sweden, Romania, Iceland, Portugal, Greece, Ukraine, France await their play-off draws.…

Abby Wambach, US Soccer Superstar, Gets Hitched

Forward for the US Women’s national soccer team and the Western New York Flash in the National Women’s Soccer League, Abby Wambach, married her longtime girlfriend in a private ceremony in Hawaii this past weekend, as first reported by TMZ.…

‘FIFA 14’ Out Today, Mobile App Also Released

FIFA 14, possibly the most-anticipated sports video game release of the year, is out today in North America for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC (through Origin). Early adopters of the next-generation consoles will be able to play the game…

FIFA 14 Gets “Legendary Footballers” on Xbox One

At its press conference today at Gamescom, Microsoft announced that every pre-ordered Xbox one Day One Edition console in Europe will come bundled with a free copy of FIFA 14. It’s quite a gambit for Microsoft to pay for that…