Uganda's only maximum security prison, Luzira, holds a sophisticated prison soccer tournament known not only for its top-notch talent, but the remarkable part it plays in the country's low recidivism rate.
FIFA's indoor mode was soccer stripped back to its joyful core—so how'd it come about, and why'd it disappear?
They chucked bottles and bricks while chanting "we hate n*****s."
A cautionary tale of bribery, stupidity, and an obese, parrot-loving snitch.
For a number of young players released from their contracts, selling large quantities of cocaine seems like the easiest way to maintain the lifestyle they once enjoyed.
We went there to watch a soccer game between one of Tepito's best known teams and Las Gardenias, a team made up by trans people who live in the barrio.
When you spend nearly 750 hours of your life with someone they become important to you—even when they're a video game character named Ivica Strok who you made up.
Having a top-flight football league is a relatively new for Australia. But we do hooliganism like old pros.
Feb 23, 2015
Since the 1960s, the UK has been struggling with hooliganism in soccer, which is sometimes called the English disease.
"You're just watching these guys chase around a ball, and it feels fantastic."
Will Gerrard be remembered as a star, or as a tired man who fell over once?
Because soccer, and playing soccer, is a working-class thing. That's what working-class people do.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about the drones patrolling the US-Mexico border and an investigator's probe into World Cup bids.
Almost nothing is as addictive, apparently, as a video game that allows you to pretend that you are in charge of a soccer team.
The government is cracking down on fans in what many believe is a campaign of revenge led by the state security forces that dominated Egypt before the revolution.
Sports media members that rarely cover women's soccer and the tone-deaf PR of US Soccer joined forces to, somehow, make Hope Solo a face of domestic violence in sports.
Sep 24, 2014
Despite common perception, the male version isn't the much discussed Bro. No, to qualify as basic you need to walk the fine line between bogan and classy in the boring way where you know what tuberose means.
The Premier League might not be the world's best—but it's definitely the most banter-laden.
The animosity between fans of Glasgow's Rangers and Celtics soccer clubs is legendary, and their rivalry is historically linked to how the two sets of supporters feel about the UK.
Partying through earthquakes at the Angel of Independence.
We sent photographers Björn Kietzmann and Jermain Raffington into the streets of Berlin last night to get a feel for how the country is celebrating after the biggest German national event since Angela Merkel's (alleged) nude pics.
Rob the Original is a one-of-a-kind portrait hair designer. He will stop at nothing to cut the perfect image of your favorite star right onto the back of your head.
Germany is the most popular international soccer team in China. Beyond the immediate visual evidence—hordes of locals walking around in Germany shirts—we know this thanks to a survey conducted at the beginning of this year. I partied with some of the Deut…
America is the greatest fucking country on Earth. It may as well be the only fucking country on Earth. It's the only fucking country that matters, anyhow. After all, giving us free reign over the entirety of His Kingdom was the last thing God did before H…