Tag: Soccer

Putting a Cap on the Cup: The End of My World Cup Journey

I had no idea that my World Cup journey, which began by cheering alongside the Argentines at my favorite futbol hideaway in NYC (which features a literal shrine to Maradona) on the first Sunday of the tournament, would end with me marching alongside those same fans into Maracana, the most sacred of all futbol ground,… Read More

The Spirit and Impact of the World Cup: National and Global Pride

Those of you who witnessed what went down at the World Cup between Germany and Brazil on Tuesday know that this is no regular occurrence; it is essentially unheard of for any team in the game of soccer to score more than the average two or three goals — needless to say, seven goals is nearly… Read More

World Cup Style: What Are Players And Fans Wearing On And Off The Field In Brazil

The World Cup is well under way, and along with the players in the cup come thousands of loyal fans. However, what are World Cup players and fans wearing in and out of the field? We did a little research and here is what we found.   First and foremost: the jerseys. No stadium is… Read More

The Music of the World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup, taking place this year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a much anticipated event where people from all over the world come together to watch soccer and celebrate oneness. Oneness is the theme of the 2014 official World Cup album, entitled “One Love, One Rhythm.” The album is a collection of 14… Read More

2014 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour Featuring Aloe Blacc

“The World is Ours:” a powerful statement being sung over Brazilian-style beats, and combining the voices of artists from around the world. “The World is Ours,” by Aloe Blacc and David Correy, is the 2014 FIFA World Cup theme song. It is a song celebrating oneness and the coming together of different nations to enjoy… Read More

Big Men on the Big Screen: Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival

With apologies to whichever group of real housewives for whom you or your spouse have an unhealthy affection — it is OK, no one is judging you — TV executives have begun to realize that the only reality programming that still satisfies consumers and advertisers alike is sports. The need to watch it in real-time… Read More

5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Brazil Even More During The World Cup

  Brazil will host the World Cup this Summer, between Thursday, Jun. 12 and Sunday, July 13. While many of us will be traveling to Brazil to watch the world’s famous soccer players in action, some of us will be going there for entirely different reasons.   Whatever your reason might be, we all agree… Read More