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In a World Cup defined by vibrant, attacking soccer, the biggest surprise is a tiny Central American nation featuring one of the best goalkeepers in the Spanish league and an impenetrable five-man back line. Costa Rica is, somehow, very much for real...Blog | June 23, 2014
There's a famous bit in Eduardo Galeano's brilliant Soccer in Sun and Shadow about what a joyless vacuum being a goalkeeper is. "Never leaving the goal, his only company the three posts," Galeano write...Blog | June 10, 2014
With a looping back-post header well into stoppage time, Branislav Ivanovic turned Benfica goalkeeper Artur into a statued spectator and gave Chelsea FC a 2-1 win in the Europa League final. The easy explanation for Americans not well versed in the v...Blog | May 17, 2013
Men in Blazers
American soccer fans battling the Black Dog after last night's eye-acher against Canada can find solace in the one thing our nation does astonishingly — producing a pipeline of the world's finest follicularly challenged goalkeepers. In this wee...Blog | January 30, 2013
This summer we all fell in love with the U.S. women's national soccer team as we cheered them on through their nail-biting run to the Women's World Cup final. And perhaps no player from that team captured the country's imagination like goalkeeper Hop...Blog | September 16, 2011