From Canal Plus
According to the
AP: “Zinedine Zidane apologized for head-butting an Italian opponent during the World Cup final, saying Wednesday that he was provoked by harsh insults about his mother and sister.”
Watch the interview (in French, no subtitles)
Posted on Jul 12, 2006
AP / Anja Niedringhaus
America fell 2-1 to Ghana,
ending U.S. hopes of advancing in the competition. The game was tied 1-1 until an American defender pushed a Ghanaian player near the penalty area—which triggered a penalty kick that won the game for Ghana. Posted on Jun 22, 2006
From Brooks Parkenridge / ussoccer.com
If you want an idea of America’s image in the world, consider this: Of the 32 official buses transporting teams competing in soccer World Cup,
only America’s will not bear its national flag—for security reasons. Posted on May 5, 2006
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