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Ronaldo takes a shot from the edge of the LA box.

Even their most full-throated critics have to acknowledge that Real Madrid are one of the best soccer teams in the world. On Thursday night, 39,922 Arizona soccer fans got a bit of a taste of why as Real beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-1. Read more»

David Beckham takes a photo with 7-year-old Maggie Cagle on Saturday at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.

LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham spoke to reporters after Tuesday practice. Plus: Will fans see Henry? Donovan? Read more»

LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham tackles the ball away from New England's Shalrie Joseph during Wednesday's match.

Major League Soccer Executive Vice President Nelson Rodriguez had only good things to say about Tucson following the start of the Desert Diamond Cup earlier this week. Also: national team call-ups could mean we miss some stars. Read more»

Former Los Angeles Galaxy players Mauricio Cienfuegos and Alexi Lalas present the Philip F. Anschutz trophy.

Sunday, the Los Angeles Galaxy faces off against the Houston Dynamo in the 2011 MLS Cup. What can fans expect to see? Some experts are ready to tell you. Read more»

University of Arizona goalkeeper Ashley Jett

The Wildcat soccer team faces their last opponent of the season Friday, one that is both familiar and universally disliked by Wildcat fans of every sport: the Arizona State Sun Devils. Plus, MLS playoffs continue, and a former Wildcat suits up for the Mexican national team. Read more»

FC Tucson is not playing a home game Friday night. Well, not strictly. Los Tucsonenses will be playing a scrimmage against Atlas United, a team that plays in the local Menlo League. Read more»

American soccer fans at the World Cup in South Africa.

The US embraced the World Cup, but what happens in the 4 years until the next one? Read more»

U.S. soccer fans absorb the loss at a bar in Minneapolis.

The U.S. was again part of a thriller match in its second-round clash with Ghana but this time Team U.S.A. failed to secure a happy ending. The Black Stars defeated the Americans 2-1 on an overtime goal and continue their unlikely run as last remaining hope for Africa in this first World Cup on African soil. Read more»

U.S. fans at the World Cup.

U.S. fans rejoiced today at the American team's extra time goal, by Landon Donovan, that secured a 1-0 win over Algeria. The U.S. team wins their C group and advances to the final 16. Read more»

U.S. and Slovenia take the field at the World Cup.

The United States maintained its hopes of advancing to the next round of the soccer World Cup Friday when it tied 2-2 against Slovenia in a hotly fought match at Johannesburg’s Ellis Park stadium. Read more» 2

U.S. fans at the World Cup in Rustenburg.

The U.S. and England teams battled to a 1-1 draw in their first game at the World Cup. Check our live blog from London's White Hart pub, where all bets were on an English win. Just don't mention BP. Read more»

Donovan plays against Jamaica in 2006.

To the faithful few who followed American soccer fortunes long before David Beckham blessed us with his presence, the young Landon Donovan went from the American wunderkind to its wuss with remarkable speed. Donovan now hopes to make his mark on the world stage in a more indelible fashion than with his first World Cup romp. Read more»

The U.S. team lost to the Czech Republic in a World Cup warm up last month.

Americans are still uninterested compared to other soccer-crazed nations, but South Africa's World Cup has caught their attention. Read more»

The U.S. side was unlikely to find much, if any, encouragement in a 4-2 loss to a Czech team that failed to even qualify for South Africa. Read more»