Category: International

All articles relating to international soccer, including World Cup.

Copa America Centenario A Huge Success

Chile wins Copa America over Argentina. Photo Credit:

On the field and off, the Copa America Centenario has been a massive success. In ten cities around the United States, over 1.4 million fans cheered their favorite teams and players towards the championship of the Americas. In the end, it was reigning champion Chile who defended their title in a rematch against Argentina. Certainly […]

UEFA Euro 2016 Week 3 Round Up


Overall: A few surprises to close out the group stage.  The biggest being Hungary and Iceland coming in 1-2 in Group F in front of Portugal, Wales winning Group B ahead of England, and Croatia ending Spain’s undefeated streak to win Group D. Some quick notes: Hanging up his Euro Boots: Zlatan Ibrahimovic had announced […]

UEFA Euro 2016 Week 2 Round Up


Overall: Few teams (3) qualified early and even fewer (1) were officially eliminated because of the new 24 team format. I side with the people that see this as a tournament largely predicated on tactics of not losing and hoping things work out in the last group match. The other thing this does is that […]

UEFA Euro 2016 Week 1 Round Up


Overall: Little in the way of genuine surprises until the final day of the first games when Hungary and Iceland surprised the favorites in Group F. Some of the other favorites struggled to varying degrees with teams they should have beaten, however the old adage of “this game is not played on paper” always applies. […]

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