Gregg Berhalter has started to set the tactical foundation for the U.S. men's national team, and it's resulted in three straight wins. But can the U.S. keep it up when the competition gets tougher? Grant Wahl weighs in.
There's no denying Lionel Messi's individual and historical brilliance, but the one blemish on his resume serves as motivation to continue an international career filled with heartache and disappointment.
Claudio and Danielle Reyna experienced tragedy upon the death of their son, Jack, but his memory and legacy endure and are carried on in part by another son and U.S. youth national team standout, Giovanni.
Until its unlikely run, scrappy Chapecoense was an afterthought in Brazilian soccer. But what should have been its magical moment turned into a national tragedy, and now the survivors are struggling to carry on.
Lizandro Claros Saravia was just keeping ICE apprised of his college soccer scholarship. Days later, he and his brother were deported to El Salvador and have continued picking up the pieces of their lives in Nicaragua.