National Teams

Future US And Mexican Stars Compete In The Toulon Tournament

Stars from Mexico’s championship U-17 World Cup squad and potential US National Team stars feature against tough international competition in this year’s Toulon Tournament.

Liverpool's Asisat Oshoala Named BBC World Women's Footballer Of The Year

Asisat Oshoala, a forward for Liverpool and the Nigerian National Team has been named the women's player of the year by the BBC.

Qatar Forces Worker-Slaves To Run Shoeless Marathon

As Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup, the systematic oppression of workers has reached a new low with this running race.

They Wanted To Celebrate With Cartwheels And Kids. So The Other Team Scored From Midfield.

The K-Stars just scored a ridiculous free-kick, so of course they were going to celebrate. Some one just should have told them when enough is enough.

How Will El Tri Fare With Carlos Vela Hurt?

Carlos Vela tore his meniscus, which means he is likely out for Mexico's next three games. How will they do? We turn to FIFA 15 to find out.

African Teams Forced To Draw Lots To Advance. Here Is What Should Have Happened.

With identical records after the group stage, Mali and Guinea were forced to draw lots to determine who progressed to the quarterfinals. Aren't there more entertaining ways to decide these things?

Former Legend Challenges Sepp Blatter For FIFA Presidency

Luis Figo is going to run for FIFA President, attempting to end the corrupt and controversial reign of Sepp Blatter. He is going to need all the help he can get.

A Memorial For The Workers Of The Qatar World Cup That Will Reach A Mile High

There’s no two ways about it. The 2022 Qatar World Cup is a disaster. The topic is one that we’ve payed close attention to here at The18, especially the human working conditions, which are pretty much akin to modern day slavery. According to the International Trade Union, an estimated 4,000 people will die building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup given the current rate of on-the-job deaths, and it seems like no one is doing anything about it.

FIFA Clears FIFA Of Any Wrongdoing. What A Surprise, Says Nobody.

As first reported by The18 yesterday, in the least surprising news since The Pope admitted to a fondness for Jesus, FIFA’s investigation into alleged corruption and improper conduct during the 2018/2022 World Cup Bidding Process has cleared the successful Qatar 2022 and Russia 2018 bid teams of any wrong-doing.