USWNT star Carli Lloyd discusses her return to action in NWSL and how there could be more to her viral field goal highlights, while The Athletic's Raphael Honigstein breaks down Philippe Coutinho's move to Bayern, Liverpool's approach to the season and more. Watch the full episode for free here.
LAFC has been a juggernaut in MLS, but it still hasn't been able to figure out how to beat the crosstown rival Galaxy. Will that change Sunday night? Grant Wahl and Luis Miguel Echegaray discuss on Planet Fútbol TV.
MLS is one step closer to its 30-team goal after welcoming St. Louis to the league. There are presently two viable bids for the final two berths, but as the lengthy expansion process has shown, things can change quite quickly.
That passion for soccer is apparent all across Argentina, and while the country has yielded a disproportionate number of the geniuses of the men's game, starting with Messi and Maradona, support for the women's game has lagged far behind. Grant Wahl seeks the reasoning for all of this in Exploring Planet Fútbol: Argentina, now streaming on SI TV. Sign up for a free trial to watch the full episode.
Why is Germany's Bundesliga a hotbed for young Americans on the rise, how do they cope with the changes to their lifestyle at such a young age and what have they learned about the country's soccer culture?
Soccer culture in Japan has evolved immensely over the last 25 years. Grant Wahl explores the Land of the Rising Sun to discover everything from changes at the grassroots level, to the starpower in the domestic league to the growth in the women's game ever since Japan won the 2011 Women's World Cup.
It’s a country of just 350,000 people and no history of soccer excellence. So how did Iceland qualify for the World Cup? Grant Wahl circled the country to survey the landscape, talk to the people and learn the secrets behind Iceland’s rise.
MLS has changed more in the past three years than it did in the previous 10 years before that, which makes SI.com’s annual MLS Ambition Rankings more relevant than ever, a measuring stick of who’s keeping pace in the arms race and who’s not.
Half a century ago, Honduras and El Salvador battled over mass migration while their national teams fought to qualify for the 1970 World Cup. The confusion regarding how much–if at all–one actually had to do with the other has stood the test of time.