Fasten your seatbelts: Cristiano Ronaldo Airport is here
March 29, 2017 - 4:18 AM
Cristiano Ronaldo now has an international airport named after him. The Real Madrid striker was joined by dozens of guests and hundreds of fans in his native Madeira Islands for an official ceremony renaming the local airport as Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo.
Barcelona defends Messi over 'unfair' suspension by FIFA
March 29, 2017 - 4:12 AM
Barcelona says Lionel Messi's four-match international suspension for insulting a linesman was "unfair and totally disproportionate." Barcelona released a statement expressing "its surprise and indignation" with FIFA's decision to sideline the playmaker for so long following the incident in Argentina's win over Chile in World Cup qualifying last week.
World Cup qualifying: Aussies shut out United Arab Emirates
March 28, 2017 - 8:25 AM
Australia defeated United Arab Emirates 2-0 in Sydney on Tuesday, ending a run of four games without a win to get qualification for the 2018 World Cup back on track.
FIFA bans Lionel Messi 4 World Cup qualifying games
March 28, 2017 - 7:45 AM
Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday's game in Bolivia. FIFA says Messi was banned for verbally abusing an assistant referee during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday.
Veteran 'keeper Erin McLeod returns to pitch as recovery from knee injury continues
March 27, 2017 - 11:24 AM
One year on from suffering a third serious knee injury, veteran Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod is back.
Canada gets win in Zambrano's 1st game in charge of men's soccer program
March 25, 2017 - 12:21 PM
Caniggia Elva scored as Canada edged Uzbekistan 1-0 in an under-23 game Saturday in Octavio Zambrano's first game in charge of Canada Soccer's men's national team program.
Irish player suffers gruesome broken leg in World Cup qualifier
March 24, 2017 - 4:58 PM
Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has broken his right leg after a dangerous tackle by a Wales defender in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup on Friday.
Canada falls to No. 5 in women's soccer rankings
March 24, 2017 - 8:35 AM
Canada has slipped one place to No. 5 in the latest FIFA world women's soccer rankings. There is also movement atop the table with the U.S. falling from No. 1 after two losses to France and Germany at the SheBelieves Cup.
Prosecutors question Beckenbauer in World Cup fraud case
March 23, 2017 - 9:34 AM
Swiss authorities say prosecutors have questioned Germany soccer great Franz Beckenbauer in their ongoing World Cup fraud case. The Swiss attorney general's office says "Beckenbauer was cooperative."
Canada earns moral victory in friendly tie with Scotland
March 22, 2017 - 5:04 PM
Canada tied Scotland 1-1 Wednesday in a soccer friendly that will have done little to boost Scottish spirits before a key World Cup qualifier on the weekend.
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