Men’s World Cup

Generoso Dattilo

What did referee Dattilo really say to Colombo in Belo Horizonte?

May 5, 2020

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Men's World Cup, St. Louis, USMNT:

How a regional dialect may have played a part in a famous incident during the USMNT’s historic victory over England in the 1950 World Cup.

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

1934: USA vs. Mexico and the “little truck”

October 8, 2015

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Men's World Cup, Pennsylvania, USMNT:

Aldo “Buff” Donelli’s quartet of goals in the one-off playoff game against Mexico powered the US to a berth in the 1934 World Cup. It would 46 years before the US would defeat Mexico again.

A warning that England missed

A warning that England missed

July 15, 2015

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Men's World Cup, USMNT:

Everyone knows about the 1-0 US win over England at the 1950 World Cup. But four days before that game, the US held a 1-0 lead against Spain for 62 minutes before losing 3-1.

Meet the Babe Ruth of American Soccer

Meet the Babe Ruth of American Soccer

May 4, 2015

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ASL, Men's World Cup, Profiles, US Open Cup, USMNT:

Steve Holroyd on Billy Gonsalves, one of the greatest players the US has ever produced.