Reuters Soccer Blog

Real Madrid great Di Stefano turns 85

July 4, 2011

Looking back 60 years at grainy footage of his playing days, it is hard for us to get a clear sense of how good a player Alfredo Di Stefano, who turned 85 on Monday, really was.

Cosmos and Cantona could take MLS to the next level

January 20, 2011

FRANCE/For all the progress made by Major League Soccer since it began in 1996, there is not one team in the league that can match the old New York Cosmos for name recognition – not globally and not in the United States.

Soul of soccer survives in Florida

April 21, 2009

One of the most appealing aspects of football is that, unlike with most sports, you can find the passion of the game in almost every corner of the world, often hidden away in the most unlikely places.