What does the FIFA case mean to the casual American soccer fan?
Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 Arrests
The votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.
FIFA, the governing body for the World Cups and much of what goes on in the soccer world, has had multiple officials arrested on charges of alleged money laundering, corruption, bribery, and more.
This comes after the 49ers withdrew their offer to pay $15 million for soccer fields near Levi’s Stadium, that the team had planned to use for VIP parking.
Youth soccer advocates in Santa Clara are expected to pack a meeting on a proposal by the San Francisco 49ers to take over soccer fields next to Levi’s Stadium for $15 million, an offer opponents have called “insulting.”
Jordan Morris made a loud statement in his first start for the U.S. national team against his country’s biggest and most bitter rival. His reward? A game pennant given to him by veteran Michael Bradley to hang in his room at college.
The calendar has flipped to March which means our 5th professional sports league starts up.
Outrage about a soccer field confrontation at Mission Playground between Dropbox tech workers and Latino youth has prompted San Francisco’s top park official to change the policy about permits and fees to use the field.
A caught-on-camera dispute between some tech industry employees and a group of teens at a the San Francisco Mission Playground soccer field has sparked calls for change in San Francisco Park’s and Recreation policies.
VIDEO: Soccer Field Reservation Flap Pits SF Neighbors Against Dropbox Techies In Caught-On-Camera Quarrel
A incident captured on camera that quickly went viral depicts the increasingly acrimonious relations between long-time San Francisco residents and the newly rich techies encroaching on their neighborhods, as a group of Dropbox employees who reserved a soccer field using a new city-sponsored app try to get a group of kids using the field to move.