With the retirement of Shinji Ono, only one member from Japan's star-studded 2002 World Cup squad remains active -- but whatever happened to them?
Long after Messi's triumph, what is post-World Cup Qatar like? Is life better for migrant workers? Is there a sporting legacy? ESPN went back to see.
Qatar Airways has been renewed as the airline sponsor for the men's World Cup in 2026 in North America and the 2030 tournament expected to be in Europe, Africa and South America, FIFA said Wednesday.
France's Kylian Mbappé said he knew that Lionel Messi would win the Ballon d'Or after the Argentina forward led his country to glory at the 2022 World Cup.
The mid-season World Cup in Qatar last year led to players from Europe's top five leagues spending an average of eight days longer on the sidelines due to injury in the months after the tournament, a study has revealed.
France may have won the 2023 FIPFA Powerchair World Cup, but the real story was the unifying power of the sport that brings together athletes from all over the world.
There were few surprises as Asia's dominant teams notched victories handedly in Thursday's World Cup qualifiers.
Ahead of Australia's first qualifying match for the 2026 World Cup, Socceroos boss Graham Arnold sat down with ESPN for an exclusive interview.
Can Arsenal stay unbeaten against a Newcastle side that's flying high, and with Saudi Arabia set to host the 2034 World Cup, what is their end goal?
Football's most prestigious individual prize, the Ballon d'Or, will be co-organised by UEFA from next year.
News that the 2034 World Cup would likely be hosted by Saudi Arabia made waves for expected reasons, but beyond that, there's a clear reason why FIFA has nowhere else to turn.
Saudi Arabia was the only football association to present a bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup before the deadline closed, soccer's global governing body FIFA confirmed on Tuesday.
Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton has died at the age of 86, the Premier League club announced Saturday.
Believe it or not, football had massive controversies before VAR existed. But how could the video referee have changed the path of the game on major incidents of the past?
England striker Harry Kane is now the 28th male player to reach 60 international goals and the 11th active player to do so. Here are the others.
The first round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup is done -- but who are the ten teams marching on?
Depending on your viewpoint, the 1990s was either the golden age or the nadir for goalkeeper kits. But the decade produced some unforgettable jerseys.
Singapore will get the chance to lock horns with Son Heung-min and South Korea in the next round of joint-qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup and 2027 Asian Cup.
Julián Álvarez showed he can step into Argentina's spotlight when Lionel Messi isn't around, but Brazil looked tired in their draw.
The U.S. men's national team are ready to show they can beat the world's top teams, midfielder Weston McKennie said on Wednesday, as they prepare to face Germany in a home friendly.