Spain’s women’s soccer league players have ended a brief strike after reaching an agreement with the league on Thursday. Players’ union FUTPRO successfully negotiated for a minimum wage increase to 21,000 euros ($22,500 USD) for this season, and 23,500 euros ($25,200) by 2025. Last weekend’s games were not played due to the strike, but the […]
Jorge Vilda, Spain’s women’s national team coach, faces termination amidst controversy surrounding the inappropriate actions of the federation president.
FIFA opened a disciplinary case Thursday against Spanish soccer federation president Luis Rubiales, who inappropriately kissed a player after the team’s Women’s World Cup victory.
Spain ’s match with England this Sunday was the most-watched Women’s World Cup final in the U.S. that did not include the U.S., based on broadcaster reports.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino responded to demands for equal prize money for the Women’s World Cup Friday, stating that it wouldn’t “solve anything.”
If they are to reach the Clausura 2023 final at Club América’s expense, Chivas Guadalajara must overcome a first-leg deficit—a feat they have achieved against their arch-rivals just once in the last 53 years.
Brazilian soccer, known for its flamboyant style and passionate fans, has been hit by a match-fixing scandal that has sent shockwaves through the country’s football community. The investigation was launched after authorities received information about a group of players and officials who were allegedly involved in manipulating the outcome of matches for financial gain.
Great news for our football fans! This Wednesday, the USA and Mexico plan to bid to co-host the 2027 Women’s World Cup. Other competitors have put in their bid including South Africa, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, and Brazil. The official host is expected to be named on May 17, 2024!
With the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 coming up this July, FIFA President Gianno Infantino announced; at the 73rd FIFA Congress in Kigali, Rwanda, on Thursday; that the prize money will increase to 150 million dollars. That is supposedly 10 times more than it was in 2015 (before Infantino was president) and 3 times more than the 2019 prize. However, not more than the 2022 Men’s World Cup prize money.
On December 18, Argentina triumphed over France during the World Cup final and reveled in an exciting victory. But while people took to the streets to celebrate, something else was afoot in the winner’s circle at the tournament. Nusret Gökçe, a celebrity chef who became an internet meme and was dubbed “Salt Bae” back in 2017, gained “undue access” during the World Cup championship final, granting him access to the players and the trophy.
Yesterday Argentina defeated France, the defending champions of the FIFA World Cup, in a game that is being dubbed by fans all across the globe, “the greatest final ever.” The game ended with a 4-2 penalty shootout. This tournament will go down in history for Argentina’s Lionel Messi, who brought the team and country the immense victory with his last-minute score.
We are now entering this FIFA’s World Cup quarterfinals. Today three European nations and one from Africa fought for their place in the next rounds. First, Spain faced Morocco and lost on penalties. A match that was pretty much an easy win for Spain turned out to be a nightmare that left the team going home and fans distraught.