world cup soccer

Lionel Messi wins his eighth Ballon d'Or

Messi claims his Ballon d'Or. Haaland second, Mbappe third. Bonamati wins the women's title, Bellingham is Young Player of the Year, Martinez is Goalkeeper of the Year.

By WALLA!
01/11/2023

Messi's menacing on-field bodyguard is always by his side

A former soldier in the US Army's special unit and an MMA fighter protects Lionel Messi on and off the field.

By WALLA!
28/08/2023

Spanish soccer chief's mother goes on hunger strike after son kissed player

Angeles Bejar said her strike would last "until a solution is found to the inhumane and bloody hunt they are carrying out against my son with something he does not deserve."

By REUTERS
28/08/2023

Saudi Arabia seeks Iran’s support for World Cup bid - Iranian politician

The Iranian politician added that Saudi Arabia invited Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to visit the kingdom.

Qatar's tourism industry thrives post-World Cup: 347% increase in arrivals expected

Doha is increasingly competitive with more traditional tourist centers such as Dubai and Manama.

By HUDHAIFA EBRAHIM/THE MEDIA LINE
06/08/2023
Soccer ball (illustrative)

A Jewish guide to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Here’s a Jewish guide to the Women’s World Cup, which started Thursday and concludes Aug. 20.

By JACOB GURVIS/JTA
22/07/2023

The world needs to achieve gender equality in sports - opinion

The growth of women’s sports demonstrates to young girls that they have the same opportunities as boys. It allows them to see and display leadership.

By RALPH KING
13/07/2023

Editor's Notes: Israel’s World Cup Cinderella story

“There is only one big, united family. If only we would learn to live in such brotherhood and peace in our country.”

15/06/2023
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