Mystic Pig Receives Death Threats After False World Cup Prediction

Mystic Marcus predicted England would beat Croatia on Tuesday, and now fans want him turned into bacon for his error.
Danielle Wayda
world cup 2018

Iranian Women Fight for Right to be Soccer Fans at the World Cup

A group of nine fans have travelled to the World Cup to protest against the rules banning women from stadiums back home during each of Iran’s matches.
David Cox
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Which Country You Should Cheer for in the World Cup

If your country didn't qualify, here's a handy guide to decide which bandwagon you should jump on.
Daniel Squizzato

A Jonas Brother Just Testified About Paul McCartney in FIFA Corruption Trial

It all has to do with a concert in Buenos Aires that at least one person won't admit ever happened. So, you know, normal stuff.
Liam Daniel Pierce

The Future of EA Sports Is Storytelling

What Telltale did for the adventure game, EA wants to do for the sports narrative.
Mike Piellucci
world cup controversies

How The 2002 World Cup Became The Most Controversial Tournament in Recent Memory

The 2002 World Cup is remembered as the tournament of Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and Ronaldo. However, thanks to referees, the golden goal rule and South Korea, it is also considered one of the most contentious of all time.
Will Magee

This is the Year I Switch From Pro Evo to FIFA

And that’s entirely because Nintendo’s portable version of EA’s football behemoth is a darn good interpretation of the beautiful game.
Mike Diver

What FIFA Whitewashed From The Garcia Report

A 430-page condemnation became a 42-page everything is fine dot gif
Aaron Gordon

Newly Released World Cup Corruption Report Not as Clean as FIFA Claimed

FIFA released Michael Garcia's full report into allegations of corruption involving the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids. Here's what we've found so far.
Aaron Gordon & Sean Newell

What We Know About Corruption in the 2018 And 2022 World Cup Bids

​The FBI and Swiss authorities are currently investigating both bids.
Aaron Gordon
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Kushner copped $285 million loan just before election, cops break up LGBTQ rally in Istanbul, Ohio government websites hacked with pro-ISIS messages, and more.
VICE Staff
us soccer

Tony DiCicco, Who Coached Iconic USWNT Team, Dies at 68

To trace the career of Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. women in their 1999 World Cup win, is to follow the transformation of the sport he devoted his life to.
Howard Megdal