A former president of Honduras who was convicted in the FIFA soccer bribery scandal died in the United States on Saturday.
Rafael Callejas governed Honduras from 1990 to 1994, but he was better known for soliciting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes in the wide-ranging FIFA soccer scandal over lucrative broadcast rights.
Over the years, our writers have been present for some of the game's greatest occasions. In the latest installment of a multi-part series, they tell the story of the most controversial moments they have seen in person. They include a pair of Luis Suarez incidents, but are dominated by a moment of infamy for Zinedine Zidane.
Julien Laurens, Gab Marcotti, Graham Hunter's pick: Zidane headbutts Materazzi
Nine hundred sixty-nine days. That's the time between today and the start of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The United States men's national team will be there. (Right? Right.) While two and a half years is an eternity in international soccer, it's never to early to start projecting the roster of 23 men who will make up Gregg Berhalter's team. So that's exactly what we're going to do: from one (most confident) to to 23 (least confident) -- creating a squad of three goalkeepers, six defenders,...
With soccer's shutdown continuing due to the coronavirus outbreak, attention shifts to figuring out how and when it can return to normality. Gab Marcotti reacts to the main talking points in the latest Monday Musings.