After years on the fringes of the American youth national team program, Salvadoran-American Dustin Corea left the U.S. to join the under-20 national team of his father's native land. And that's when things all went wrong, writes Brent Latham.
Lucio is the best center back in the world, and he's quickly making the case that he could become Brazil's all-time greatest at the position, writes Brent Latham.
While Spain is often depicted as owning a tortured history, it's never come close to winning the World Cup.
Mexico has advanced to the round of 16 in the past four World Cups, but the pressure is on to advance further.
Maradona left Javier Zanetti and Esteban Cambiasso off his squad, and the two Argentinians lead an all-star squad of 11 players not going to South Africa.