May 31, 2023 | Rome, Italy


The soccer scandal gratifies those who’ve made a 20-year espresso conversation out of soccer conspiracies centered in Turin.


Head Games

Was Zinedine Zidane wrong to throw his World Cup head butt? Yes. Is the response one of sincere concern. Nonsense.


The 10 Billion

What Americans most dislike about soccer is not so much its pace but the way fans surrender to it. As Italy's victory showed, the game is its own master.