| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Cristiano Ronaldo recently opened a soccer museum is his Portuguese home of Madeira. And Monday he received something special to put in it when he was named winner of the Ballon d'Or, which goes annually to the player voted best in the world.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Galaxy officials said Tuesday the team has acquired Brazilian forward Samuel Rosa Goncalves, known simply as Samuel, on loan from the Fluminense FC team of Brazil's Serie A.
Samuel, 22, had 15 goals in 72 appearances over the last two seasons with...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The World Cup kicks off in Brazil in five months. And with the group-play pairings already set, the U.S. knows who it will play, where it will play and when it will play.
Still to be determined, however, is who will be in uniform when all that happens,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:17 PM
The first time Mike Magee was invited to train with the U.S. soccer national team, he was young and cocky and admits he didn't appreciate the honor.
So it's probably no surprise that it took nine years before he was asked back.
"When you're young...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:46 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Thousands of South Africans filed into the 94,000-seat soccer stadium in Soweto early Tuesday for the state memorial service of the nation’s apartheid-struggle hero, Nelson Mandela.
Low gray clouds and misty rain...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:30 AM
More than 90 world leaders and tens of thousands of South Africans plan to pay their last respects to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service Tuesday in the Johannesburg township of Soweto.
The gathering, part of 10 days of national mourning, takes place...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Eusébio, the Portuguese soccer star who was born into poverty in Africa but became an international sporting legend and was voted one of the 10 best players of all time, died Sunday, his longtime club, Benfica, said. He was 71.
Eusébio had heart and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:24 AM
The Galaxy said Monday it has added Kenny Arena, son of Galaxy head coach and General Manager Bruce Arena, to the soccer team's coaching staff.
Kenny Arena, 32, has spent the last two years as head soccer coach at Florida International University in...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Looks like Sepp Blatter's patience with World Cup preparations in Brazil has finally run out.
In an interview with a Swiss newspaper, the FIFA president blasted organizers who have failed to meet many deadlines for stadium construction and...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — When two workers were crushed by a crane in late November on the construction site of the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the tragedy led to investigations of working conditions and the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:54 PM
L.A. Cathedral is ranked No. 1 in Southern Section Division 4, but the Phantoms are one of the best soccer teams in Southern California regardless of division.
They won another tournament championship, defeating Downey, 1-0, in the California High...