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How Many Men Does it Take to Win the World Cup?

Ken Carbone | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Ken Carbone

As we are glued to our widescreen HDTV's, watching every move by today's "fútbol" stars like Ronaldo and Messi, Pelé reminds us that they each have ten other players on "the pitch" and many more on the bench, sharing with our joy in each glorious goal.

A 30 Second Guide to the World Cup for Parents

Grown And Flown | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Grown And Flown

This week in Brazil, the quadrennial global madness known as The World Cup, begins again. It is a sporting event so large that it is estimated that half the world's populations will watch it. Here is what you and your 21st century kid need to know about this truly worldwide event.

HIGHLIGHTS: Messi Helps Keep Barca's Title Hopes Alive

Goal.com | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Barcelona was forced to come from behind for a vital 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao that keeps its hopes of retaining the Liga crown ...

This Is the Sort Of Superhuman Effort It Takes To Save A Messi Free Kick

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports

Oretis Karnezis did not leap a tall building in a single bound, outrun a speeding bullet or prove himself more powerful than a locomotive. Nevertheles...

Real Madrid Has No Defense As It Surrenders Title Supremacy

Goal.com | Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

By Ben Hayward, Goal.com Everything had appeared in Real Madrid's favor. With Barcelona faltering in recent weeks and Atletico also slipping, Carlo...

Messi Puts Barca Back On Top

Goal.com | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Two goals from Lionel Messi helped Barcelona regain top spot in La Liga following a flattering victory over Sevilla on Sunday. Atlet...

WATCH: Messi's Latest Golazo Is Another Work Of Art

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Attempting to definitively determine the most spectacular goal that Lionel Messi has ever scored for Barcelona can be an endeavor as wondrously frustr...

LOOK: Messi Didn't Win The Ballon D'Or But His Suit Stole The Show

Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Lionel Messi was red hot at FIFA’s Ballon D’Or ceremony in Zurich on Monday -- but it wasn’t because he missed his chance at a fifth consecutive...

Messi Reveals 2014 Wish

Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

By Alec Fenn, Goal.com Barcelona forward Lionel Messi said his only wish for the new year is to enjoy an injury-free 2014. The Argentina star sa...

Ronaldo Fears Messi Favoritism

Goal.com | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

By Ben Hayward, Goal.com Cristiano Ronaldo believes FIFA's favoritism for Barcelona and Lionel Messi is undermining his legacy at Real Madrid and f...

WATCH: Messi Scores Hat Trick Of His Own

Posted 09.19.2013 | Sports

By Pete Marshall, Goal.com Lionel Messi once more took center stage as his hat trick helped Barcelona to a 4-0 victory over Ajax in UEFA Champions ...

Muhammad Ali: Trials of a Hero

Marlon Regis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

As you thought there couldn't be any more footage of live clips, scenes, photo exhibits, other artistic reinterpretations or the highly bestowed awards of honor related to Muhammad Ali, here comes a powerful new documentary titled, The Trials of Muhammad Ali.

HIGHLIGHTS: Messi Scores Twice, Barcelona Romps 7-0

Posted 08.18.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Barcelona started its La Liga title defense in stunning fashion as it recorded a 7-0 win over Levante. The Catalan side took less th...

WATCH: Amateur Player Scores Epic Goal During Messi Game

Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

What does it take to upstage such names as Lionel Messi and Thierry Henry in a charity soccer match? Ask Matt Eliason. A financial analyst and form...

LOOK: Forbes' Most Powerful Latino Celebrities

VOXXI | Jonathan Muñoz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Latino celebrities are banking. Latinos are also becoming more powerful and influential than ever before. These Latinos celebrities made Forbes’ ...

Lionel Messi On The Big Screen?

Blogamole | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Everybody loves a good sports movie. And now it seems, we’ll be getting one about the almighty Leo. That’s right, accord...

LOOK: 10 Top Latino Soccer Players

VOXXI | Alfonso Duro | Posted 04.17.2013 | Latino Voices

Since the arrival of Alfredo Di Stefano to Real Madrid in the 1950s, there’s been a saying in the old continent: European players bring the style, t...

LOOK: Who Is This Cute Baby's Famous Daddy?

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Lionel Messi is taking a break from the soccer field and heading to the beach with new son Thiago, while he recovers from a muscular injury. On Sat...

The Messi of Poker

Benedetta Pignatelli | Posted 04.11.2013 | Sports
Benedetta Pignatelli

While his native Italy spars daily with a souffle' of debt, Flaminio Malaguti stays very much in the black. A favored fixture at the poker tables of his adoptive Las Vegas, Malaguti holds four all-time records.

Messi Pukes

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.29.2013 | Latino Voices

The altitude of La Paz is too much for this Argentine soccer star. Lionel Messi vomited in the locker room at halftime Tuesday during Argentina’...

WATCH: Messi Goals Set Up Barcelona Comeback

Posted 03.12.2013 | Sports

That didn't take long. In the fifth minute of the second leg of a Champions League Round of 16 matchup with AC Milan, Lionel Messi provided the sp...

WATCH: Messi's 300th, 301st Barcelona Goals

Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports

By Enis Koylu, Goal.com Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st Barcelona goals during his side's 2-1 win over Granada on Saturday, his 365th appea...

Fan Runs On Field Just To Kiss Lionel Messi

Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

People love Lionel Messi, especially this guy. Deep into Argentina's friendly against Sweden, a fan sporting a Barcelona jersey ran onto the pitch...

WATCH: Messi Scores 4 Goals

Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports

By Keeghann Sinanan, Goal.com Lionel Messi was in completely unstoppable form, scoring four times as Barcelona demolished Osasuna 5-1 at Camp Nou o...

HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona's Stunned, Unbeaten Run Ends

Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

By Keeghann Sinanan, Goal.com Barcelona's unbeaten Liga record came to an end after the club went down 3-2 to Real Sociedad in a gripping clash at ...