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African Nations at the Football World Cup

African Nations at the Football World Cup

No African nation entered the first FIFA World Cup in 1930, so the debut for an African nation came four years later in the tournament hosted by Italy. The 1934 World Cup followed a straight knock out formula, so when Egypt were beaten 4 2 by Hungary in their opening match, they

were instantly eliminated. After this disappointing result, the 1938 World Cup once again lacked any African participation. Due to the Second World War, there was n

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FIFA 2010 World Cup Coach Profile

FIFA 2010 World Cup Coach Profile

Career Next to Pele’, Diego Maradona may have been the greatest soccer player of the 20th century. Playing for his native Argentina, Maradona participated in four World Cups. In 1986, Maradona led his squad to the World Cup championship. However, Maradona is known as much for controversy as he is for his accomplishments. In the ’86 World Cup, replays showed that on one of his goals, the ball had actually made contact with his hand, which is illegal. He la

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Team USA Has Nothing to Lose

Team USA Has Nothing to Lose

Every four years, people around the world get to view one of the most anticipated sporting events of its respective year. The FIFA World Cup Soccer tournament is viewed by people from almost every country. In many places outside of the United States, it is far more important than the World Series, the Superbowl, or any other symbol of Americana. The World Cup is one of the only events that includes countries from all over the world competing against each other

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