WHAT ARE THEY UP TO?

On this day 13 years ago, one of the best squads in Argentina’s history won the gold medal in the 2008 summer Olympics held in Beijing. This was the first trophy Lionel Messi ever won on the senior level for […]

THE LEGEND OF CARLI LLOYD

Carli Lloyd, one of the stalwarts of the beautiful game and an icon for women in sports brought an end to her trailblazing career yesterday as she decided to hang up her boots. The versatile forward has multiple honours to […]

TWO IN TWO GOLDS

Brazil take home a second consecutive gold medal in the Olympic Games Men’s Football event after edging out Spain in the final. This comes after their maiden gold medal triumph five years ago on home soil.   Brazil🇧🇷 has won […]

SELECAO CHASING GOLD!

The semi-final clash between Mexico and Brazil failed to live up to its expectations. Brazil were looking to repeat their glory while Mexico was ready to upset the favourites. The game was level after ninety minutes. Two of the highest-scoring […]

GOLD RUSH IN TOKYO

It all comes down to a showdown between North America and Europe for the coveted Olympic gold medal in the women’s football final at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games all set to take place on Friday.  Sweden and Canada […]

GOALS GALOREEE!!

It is pretty rare to see a bucket load of goals scored in league and cup games in the regular football season but in the Olympics, there have been quite a few instances in the early past where teams have […]

USWNT: An American Conflict

The Olympic games are the most prestigious sporting tournament in the world. Global audiences tune in to witness and support their nations in a race for medals. The United States national team has been at the forefront of this amazing […]

TWO EMOTIONS OF ARGENTINA

There has been a major cause of celebration across Argentina and its football fans this month. La Albiceleste ended 28 years of wait and heartbreak by winning the Copa America, giving Lionel Messi his first major international trophy. The fact […]

YOUNG BLOOD’S TURN

The carnival of the Olympics could prove to be the perfect dessert for a jam-packed summer of football. With Tokyo prepared to host an extravagant bonanza, we at FootTheBall take a look at who could be the Top-10 Youngsters at […]

TOKYO AND ITS CHARMS

The Olympic games will soon be underway and football fans will get one more international tournament to spectate. Unlike Copa America and Euro though, this tournament will not feature many superstars. There is a constraint on the age limit and […]

WHERE IS HOME?

The world joined hands to award England’s golden generation a standing ovation after they faltered at the last stage against the Azzurri. After being knocked out by Iceland in 2016, the resurrected Three Lions looked hungry for silverware. While the […]

FIGHT THE POWER

A question that pops up every now and then, is that – is there a history of athletes making a political statement at the Olympics? The short answer is yes.  In 1968, Tommie Smith and John Carlos were sent home […]

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