World Cup

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These Blistering Pics from Dodgeball's World Cup Will Make You Feel Ten Again

Who among us doesn't remember taking a ball to the face?
Clara Mokri
8.6.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

We Watched the World Cup Final in Kylian Mbappé's Hometown

The World Cup's young star was raised in Bondy, a poor suburb north east of Paris.
Manon Walquan
7.16.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Photos of Paris Partying After France's World Cup Win

Sunday's match was France's second win in 20 years.
VICE Staff
7.16.18
Sport

An Ex-Pro Soccer Player Explains How Easy It Is to Dope

"I was only tested once throughout my entire career, while some players I knew were never tested at all."
Ferdinand Dyck
7.6.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

This World Cup Still Desperately Needs Some Heroes

So far, all we've seen is a death of narrative and a dearth of destiny.
Hydall Codeen
7.3.18
Oh FFS

How Bad Is Football for the Environment?

In which we discover the most environmentally-friendly way to watch the World Cup.
Tom Usher
7.2.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The World Cup Match That Spawned a Decades-Old Conspiracy Theory

When Argentina thrashed Peru at the knockout stages of the 1978 World Cup, the result led many to mutter darkly about fixes, political interference, and corruption at the highest level.
Will Magee
6.7.18
travel

What Will Olympic Tourism Mean for Rio’s Favelas?

Increased tourist attention towards the favelas of Rio has afforded residents new financial opportunities—but not all stand to thrive from it.
Angela Almeida and John Surico
8.4.16
sports

Scottish Soccer Fans Are Boycotting Tonight's Friendly Game with Qatar

Probably the worst time to play a meaningless exhibition game is when your opposition is embroiled in the biggest corruption scandal in soccer history.
Liam Turbett
6.5.15
A Small Minority of Idiots

The Qatari World Cup Is Robbing Soccer of Its Heroes

I'll never feel the same about that George Weah goal.
Alex Miller
5.27.15
Art

Maurizio Cattelan Auctions Giant Monument to England's Soccer Failures

The $900,000 monolith commemorates all of the team's losses from 1874 through 1998.
Kevin Holmes
3.9.15
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Juergen Teller Talks About His Passion for Soccer

"You're just watching these guys chase around a ball, and it feels fantastic."
Grey Hutton
2.18.15