Unrivaled: Are We Devaluing International Rivalries?

Last Friday, the Netherlands defeated Germany in a six goal thriller. That same evening, Mexico and the United States embarked on the next chapter of their rivalry, with el Tri running rampant against an unremarkable USMNT. While any occasion to see these rivalries is welcome, some criticism arose from the repetitive nature of these matchups. … Continue reading Unrivaled: Are We Devaluing International Rivalries?

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Landon Donovan’s Wells Fargo Advertisement Damages the Past, Present, and Future of US Soccer

Even though the United States and Mexico are two of the three co-hosts for the 2026 World Cup – Canada being the third – USMNT and LA Galaxy legend Landon Donovan’s calls in a recent Wells Fargo ad for American fans to support Mexico in the World Cup proved deeply polarizing. NBC Sports pundit and … Continue reading Landon Donovan’s Wells Fargo Advertisement Damages the Past, Present, and Future of US Soccer