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Floyd Mayweather is setting his sights on a new endeavor: owning a soccer team (Courtesy of Twitter).

“Money” Mayweather Shows Interest in Owning Soccer Club

March 21, 2018

By Andrew Posadas If it seems like Floyd Mayweather has done it all in the sport of boxing, it’s because he has; disappointing the thousands of critics and haters along the way to a perfect 50-0 record. A champion in five different we...

Usain Bolt is taking up a career in soccer. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Usain Bolt Trades in Track Shoes for Soccer Shoes

March 7, 2018

By Andrew Posadas Last Sunday, the “fastest man in the world” took to Twitter with a special announcement. In the video that Usain Bolt posted, he proclaimed to have signed for a football team, with more details to come. This ...

Neymar and Barcelona are just one of the many European soccer teams who will be in action on Valentine's Day (Courtesy of Twitter).

Valentine’s Day for Soccer Fans

February 14, 2018

By Andrew Posadas This year, Feb. 14 is not just another Valentine’s Day for me and other soccer fans. On the contrary, my initial thought wasn’t on the holiday. Not on elegant roses or superfluously written cards shaped i...

Matthew Lewis was a standout for Fordham this season - and his entire career. He parlayed that into an MLS contract (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics).

Putting the ML in MLS

February 7, 2018

By Alvin Halimwidjaya Matthew Lewis still jokes with Zach Wright about their Elite 8 matchup. “Only a few times. And I say that in a joking fashion because we’ve talked about it quite a few times, actually....

David Beckham's new MLS team elicited an enticing response from Messi (Courtesy of Twitter).

Beckham’s Miami Team Could Attract Messi

February 7, 2018

By Andrew Posadas The Miami Dolphins. The Miami Heat. The Miami Marlins (thanks again for Giancarlo Stanton, Derek Jeter). Now, Miami can call itself a soccer city. Since 2014, David Beckham has been on a mission ...

Women watch a soccer match from behind a chain link fence. (Courtesy of The Times of Israel)

Women and Soccer on the Gaza Strip

January 31, 2018

By Andrew Posadas If you’ve ever been to a soccer game in the States, you’ll find the spectators vary in race, age and gender. Men, women and children are all welcomed to watch the sport that is universally recognized as the mo...

Ronaldhino had an illustrious and long career. (Courtesy of Twitter).

Ronaldhino Hangs Them Up

January 24, 2018

by Andrew Posadas Before there was Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, one superstar reigned supreme throughout the 2000’s. He wasn’t a baby-faced assassin like Messi. He didn’t have the “GQ Magazine” looks that Cristian...

Jannick Loebe tied the game at one with his third tournament goal in the 63rd minute. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Rams Fall to UNC in First Elite 8 in Program History

December 6, 2017

By Alvin Halimwidjaya After three thrilling rounds of NCAA tournament play, the Rams’ carriage turned back into a pumpkin, and Fordham Men’s Soccer’s Cinderella run ended at the feet of third-seede...

The field for the 2018 World Cup in Russia was drawn over the weekend. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Previewing the 2018 World Cup

December 6, 2017

By Andrew Posadas With the draw for the 2018 World Cup completed this past weekend, soccer fans around the world can now decipher how each group plays out. There are a handful of questions that will be debated from now until the ...

Fordham News and Notes from November 29-December 5, 2017 (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics).

News and Notes, November 29-December 5, 2017

December 6, 2017

By Alvin Halimwidjaya • Fordham Men's Soccer Awarded With All-ECAC, All-Midwest Selections Fordham Men’s Soccer received various selections to All-Region teams from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the...

Cincinnati FC is one of the finalists for MLS expansion. (Courtesy of Twitter)

MLS Expansion Final Four

December 6, 2017

By Andrea Garcia This past week, the MLS announced the final four teams out of a pool of twelve minor league clubs that remain in contention for a bid to join the major league circle, including FC Cincinnati, Detroit FC, Nashville S...

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants out of Real Madrid (Courtesy of Twitter).

Ronaldo Ready to Say Adios

November 29, 2017

By Andrew Posadas The worst thing that can happen to a team midseason is the manifestation of displeasure from its best player. Recent developments have pegged 32-year old Cristiano Ronaldo as “fed up” with Madri...

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