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Lionel Messi

COPA-ing with the summer sports season

The doldrums of the summer sports season are upon us. No more NBA, NHL or NFL and the boys of summer need no heed until autumn. The summer of 2011 holds no World Cup, no European Cup and no Olympics...

Golden Ball finalists announced

Fifa announced the Golden Ball finalists for the tournament. Leading the list of finalists are Holland's Wesley Sneijder, and Spain's David Villa. The remaining eight finalists are Asamoah Gyan of...

England-Germany, and Argentina-Mexico preview.

England's View The Three Lions played way better against Slovenia and were deserved of going on to the second round. Fabio Capello made two big changes by putting Jermain Defoe in place of Emile...

South Korea, Uruguay, and Mexico advance

Korean players celebrate after scoring their first goal against Nigeria.