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Jun 5, 2015 03:28 PM ET
After the Department of Justice arrested 7 FIFA officials, the scandal engulfed its head. Here's a look into the last days of FIFA's President Sepp Blatter.
Jun 5, 2015 08:34 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The Women's World Cup will be played on artificial turf. Find out why players aren't happy about it.
May 29, 2015 08:45 AM ET
Migrant laborers constructing the facilities for Qatar's 2022 World Cup reportedly suffer slum-like conditions and abuse.
May 27, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
World Cup organizers join the pantheon of the greatest cheats in sports history.
Aug 1, 2014 03:25 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A new study argues that soccer goalies are predictable enough in some penalty shootout situations that they can more easily be scored upon.
Jul 9, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
Brazil’s humiliating exit from the World Cup is as close as it gets to a national trauma.
Jul 16, 2014 09:38 AM ET
When you tote up the costs, in ways more than just financial, to a country that hosts the World Cup, it can make you wonder why any nation would want to. Trace examines the toll hosting the Cup can take on a country, and also who profits from it.
Jun 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The earliest form of soccer is generally thought to be a Chinese game called cuju.
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