There was a moment of history at Russia 2018 on Saturday as the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was used for the first time to reverse a decision in a World Cup match.
Witness says Mexico fans among those injured by driver who officials say has claimed it was an accident
Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales said he could not accept an employee negotiating a move to Real Madrid without informing his employers.
The U.S. may not be at the World Cup, but it pulled off a win in Russia all the same: The globe's biggest event is returning to North America.
Messi! Ronaldo! Neymar! More! It's the greatest football show on earth but who are the best of the best at Russia 2018? Our writers, TV pundits and editors from around the world voted for the Top 50 players at the World Cup.
View the list and bios in our guide to Telemundo’s World Cup commentators that will be bringing the 2018 World Cup to you in the United States.
FIFA has dropped referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from the World Cup after he was banned from football for life in Saudi Arabia over match-fixing.
The 19-year old superstar shares his thoughts on the future of the USMNT.
When the World Cup opens in Moscow on June 14, soccer fans may notice something out of the ordinary.
Some say most definitely. ESPN FC talked to 18 former and current players and staff about what happened during the 2018 World Cup qualifiers -- and about how everything eventually fell apart.
World Cup rivalries between some of the biggest nations on Earth are allowed to fester for years, making it a special occasion when they meet.
The Americans beat Bolivia with a roster of up-and-comers as they begin to rebuild after failing to qualify for the World Cup.
The 2018 World Cup won't have Italy or the U.S. but all the big hitters like Brazil, Germany and Argentina will battle. Get the info you need here.
It included such advice as “Russian girls do not like to be seen as objects” and “be selective."
Italy will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1958, an astounding development in an autumn full of qualifying failures. The Netherlands, United States, Ghana and now Italy, a four-time champion and a pillar of soccer for almost a century, all will be absent from the 2018 tournament. Amid boos and whistles Monday in Milan, the Italians were ousted by Sweden, which repelled a second-half deluge for a 0-0 draw in the second leg of a two-game playoff to secure a 1-0 aggregate victory in the World Cup qualifier.
Mexico has cruised through the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying Hexagonal thus far, and it can make another big statement Sunday night against its hated rival. El Tri welcomes the U.S. men's national team to the vaunted Estadio Azteca for the second and final meeting in the Hex (8:30 p.m. ET; FS1, Univision), looking to complete the sweep after a curse-breaking win in Columbus in November. The USA has won just once all-time at Azteca (1-8-2), in a 2012 friendly, though it did secure a 0-0 draw in 2014 World Cup qualifying.
CONCACAF member nations the United States, Canada and Mexico today declared their intention to formally submit a unified bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The historic unified bid, which would represent the first time that three nations would jointly host a FIFA competition, was announced by U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati, CONCACAF and Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani, and Federación Mexicana de Fútbol president Decio de Maria at One World Observatory in New York on the 102nd and top floor of the One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
Clint Dempsey and Christian Pulisic were the headline performers in the recent resuscitation of the United States in trying to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Dempsey, 34, scored four goals as the USA netted a vital four points in a 6-0 smashing of Honduras and a 1-1 draw in Panama. Pulisic, the 18-year-old wunderkind from Hershey, assisted on three of Dempsey’s goals and tallied one of his own.
Fifa is proposing a six-nation play-off tournament to decide the last two slots at the 48-team World Cup in 2026. Football's world governing body has revealed its plans for how the 48 places will be allocated, with 16 Europeans teams set to qualify. The proposals - approved by Fifa's president and his counterparts at the six confederations - are expected to be ratified by the Fifa Council on 9 May.