By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/31/2013 - 09:10
David Beckham, who retired from playing soccer in May 2013, is starting a new U.S. Major League Soccer team.
According to Fox News Latino, Beckham had been debating over which location to choose for the MLS team, but has finally decided to pay $25 million to launch an MLS expansion team in Miami.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/13/2013 - 09:55
Ever dreamed of hearing a superstar belt out your lyrics? Well, now’s your chance!
Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin has teamed up with Sony to ask fans from across the world to compose the official song of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The winning submission will be sung by Martin at the sporting event.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/26/2013 - 12:05
We can see why Shakira is always gushing over novio Gerard Pique -- he's a total sweetheart!
According to The Huffington Post, Pique handed over his jersey to a young Spanish boy in the crowd, following a 7-0 game win.
The young boy had been calling out to other players on the Barcelona team, but Pique was the only one who stopped.
Pique's simple gesture of giving the boy his jersey brought the young boy to tears.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2013 - 12:52
Who needs a cow when you can have a really good soccer player? According to MSN Now, Latin American countries exported about 5,000 soccer players in the first half of 2013. The total worth of the athletes amounted to more than $1.1 billion dollars, a number higher than the total amount of live animals in the whole of 2011.
By Jesus Trivino | 04/24/2013 - 15:33
Luis Suarez is a biter—and not in the hot 50 Shades of Grey type of way. The Liverpool soccer player has been banned for 10 games for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic. The Uruguayan athlete has admitted and apologized for his Mike Tyson-inspired ways. Here are a couple of other things you didn’t know about Suarez.
By Sally Mercedes | 03/12/2012 - 15:37
- Soccer sensation Lionel Messi is on his way to becoming a household name even among those who don't follow soccer. After a Champions League record of five goals in his game last Wednesday, he continued his streak this past Sunday, scoring another two goals. The Argentine player taking Barcelona to the top has now scored 13 goals in five games and is another five away from Cesar Rodriguez's career record of 235.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/06/2011 - 15:30
Super cute soccer star Javier Hernandez, aka Chicharito is fast becoming a legend in Mexico. The speedy forward for Manchester United and the Mexican National soccer team has been making a name for himself both on the field (for his nasty ball skills) and off the field (for his dashing good looks).We got our hands on the behind the scenes footage and had a feeling some of you out there might want a peek. So, here it is. Enjoy!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 11:15
In a press conference yesterday in Miami, Colombian singer, songwriter and philanthropist Shakira announced that her Fundación Pies Descalzos and FC Barcelona (her boyfriend Gerard Pique’s soccer team) have signed on agreement to build two sports complexes—one in Miami and one in Cartagena, Colombia—for local youth.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/01/2011 - 08:00
Some members on Mexico’s national soccer team have been booted out of the Copa America tournament for bringing prostitutes into their hotel rooms.
By Adriana Rivera | 06/15/2011 - 11:20
The Copa America soccer tournament held in Argentina and set to start July 1 will likely be postponed due to an erupting volcano in Chile that is grounding flights. The South American futbol competition is being delayed due to the amount of ash that the volcano is spewing into the air, which is making it difficult for teams to arrive via airplane.