Posts Tagged International soccer

Tottenham, Seattle play entertaining 3-3 draw

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino address the media after a friendly soccer match against the Seattle Sounders in Seattle, Saturday, July 19, 2014. The matched ended in a 3-3 draw. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEATTLE (AP) — Osvaldo Alonso understood it was an exhibition. It was also a match the Seattle Sounders wanted to win.

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Sporting KC locks up World Cup stars Zusi, Besler

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two of the U.S. team’s breakout stars from the World Cup will keep playing at home.

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FIFA lifts Nigeria Football Federation suspension

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has lifted Nigeria’s suspension from international competition after the country’s soccer leaders were reinstated.

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Germany captain Lahm retires from internationals

Germany's Philipp Lahm (16) raises the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

BERLIN (AP) — World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm has retired from playing for Germany.

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Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint

World Cup leader and Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany holds a helmet during a press conference in Hockenheim, Germany, Thursday, July 17, 2014. The German Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One leader Nico Rosberg ditched plans to put an image of the World Cup trophy on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA.

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