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German Judge Orders Men To Buy Opponents' Jersey Or Go To Jail

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.06.2015 | Sports

Don't bring your soccer rivalries to German judge Karin Jung, who reportedly issued an interesting sentence to two men for attacking another wearing a...

Little Girl Is The Most Enthusiastic Fan Chanting At The Game

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2014 | Parents

This little Croatian girl seems to be way past her fan-training period; she's got the chants down pat. She looks seriously enthralled by the game ...

This Is How A Blind And Deaf Brazil Fan Experiences The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

No vision? No problem. No hearing? No worries. When it comes to soccer, Carlos finds a way to enjoy the game. In a recent YouTube video uploaded by...

Robbie Rogers - Please Come Back and Play

Steve Clare | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

I know you can play our sport and deep down I suspect you still want to. If any player mouths off to you in the locker room about your personal life, let them retire.

Blatter vs. America -- Part 2: Why He Might Be a Little Bit Right but It's Still His Fault

Steve Clare | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

In the first part of this article, I wrote about FIFA Present Sepp Blatter's assertion that North America does not have what he called a strong league. This week, I examine the second key part of his observations, that we have no league "recognized by American society."

Blatter vs. America -- Part 1 of a Serene and Mature Analysis

Steve Clare | Posted 03.10.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

Sadly we already know from the deliveries of World Cup Finals to Russia and Qatar that Sepp Blatter has effectively divorced football from the advancement of human rights. Rather than be a force for good, he simply wants FIFA to be a force.

Fans, Families and Banning the 'F-Bomb'

Steve Clare | Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

Supporter culture may be the next marketing tool for the men charged with growing soccer. That however brings a problem for administrators still rooted to the core mission of attracting a family audience -- we're vulgar and we're potty-mouthed.

LOOK: Heartwarming Photo Of Solitary Soccer Fan Shows Man's Loyalty To His Team

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

Is this guy the most dedicated soccer fan in Italy? When Italian soccer club Udinese Calcio headed 320 miles across the country to play U.C. Sampdo...

WATCH: How To Parallel Park With German Soccer Fans Cheering You On

Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

It hasn't been a great stretch for women behind the wheel. In an era when women in Saudia Arabia are still fighting for the right to drive, the town o...

Who's a Hooligan?

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media
Robert E. Murphy

It is remarkably ironic that this old anti-Hibernian slur -- 'hooligan' -- is applied primarily to soccer fans, for accounts that I have read describe the advocates of Ireland's team to be the most cordial and well-behaved in Europe.

Euro 2012 Is Like a Greek Play Both on and off the Pitch

Vac Verikaitis | Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports
Vac Verikaitis

Being at a tournament like Euro 2012 is all about the party. The games themselves are sometimes a secondary consideration. And we all have a pretty good idea of what happens when tens of thousands of liquored-up young males get together.

Soccer Fans Turn To Crime To Finance Vacation Of UK Arenas

Posted 03.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Six Mexican tourists were arrested in the UK after a series of burglaries in the country, according to The Independent. The five men and one woman ...

PHOTOS: Violent Soccer Riots In Egypt

Posted 02.03.2012 | Home

More than 70 soccer fans died and hundreds were injured, shortly after a match between Cairo 's Al Ahly and Al Masry in Port Said, Egypt on Feb. 1, 20...

WATCH: Riot Police Chase Fans Around Soccer Field

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Late in the friendly soccer match between Mexico and Venezuela on Tuesday, fans started to charge onto the pitch. Riot police chased several fans arou...

Egyptian Soccer Fans Riot Against Algeria

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(AP) CAIRO — Egyptian soccer fans burned Algerian flags and rioted outside the Algerian Embassy in Cairo, smashing cars and shop windows, in an esca...