While the U.S. women's national soccer team has steadily become more representative, players say there's still work to be done. That means ensuring young women of color feel included in the sport.
"He leaves a legacy, a person of color who was crowned king of soccer, and he also brought a lot of peace outside Brazil," says Jorge Tavares, a resident of the late soccer legend's home state.
Pelé was one of the world's best soccer players who was the sport's global face for decades. The Brazilian legend was a wizard on the field who dazzled fans, teammates and competitors alike.
Lionel Messi led Argentina to victory over France in the World Cup finals on Sunday, Dec. 18. See photos from the close match and fans' reactions to the game's outcome.
See some of the best photos from the 2022 World Cup's quarterfinal and semifinal rounds. Argentina and France will face off in the final on Sunday, Dec. 18.
The forward for Brazil and Real Madrid has been tackling a lot on the road to his first World Cup, including racism abroad and poverty back home.
Playing competitive youth soccer can cost families a small fortune, excluding kids who might excel at the sport. There are efforts around the country to get more kids in the game.
The group stage had it all: cheers, tears, penalties, pelvic contusions, VAR-assisted calls that came down to millimeters. Now, the World Cup is onto the knockout round. Here's our guide to the games.
The success of the men's squad in Qatar will bring players on the women's team more money than they were rewarded for winning the 2019 tournament.