How tiny, quirky Iceland won over soccer fans worldwide

Iceland’s underdog story at Euro 2016 has captured the hearts of millions.

How Italy united an ailing nation via a coin toss in 1968

Italy needed a stroke of luck to win its lone European Championship.

Coming to terms with Mexit: Lionel Messi retires from international duty

Lionel Messi followed Great Britain’s lead by dropping a bombshell decision. However, unlike his European counterpart, Messi still has time to change his mind.

Fans lose soccer team, then build their own

After this Finish soccer team was expelled from the country’s FA, its fans created a new team from scratch.

Cuba’s route to football glory: a six-month training camp in North Korea

It just so happens that North Korea was the catalyst behind Cuban soccer’s heyday.