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The 50/50 Blog

Note:  Opinions expressed on the US Youth Soccer Blog (web log) are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer). Links on this web log to articles do not necessarily imply agreement by the author or by US Youth Soccer with the contents of the articles. Links are provided to foster discussion of topics and issues. Readers should make their own evaluations of the contents of such articles.


The 50/50 Blog: 6.16.14





The U.S. Men's National Team plays Ghana today in their opening 2014 World Cup match. Game is at 5 p.m. CT. Put on your red, white and blue!




Van Persie Wonder Goal



If you didn't see the Spain vs Netherlands game on Friday here is the main highlight... in flipbook form.



US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships


2014 FARWEST  (final pms) REGIONALS

The US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships kick-off today in Albuquerque, N.M. Follow all the scoring here.




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The 50/50 Blog: 6.13.14


Brazil vs Croatia




Astronauts play soccer


In celebration of the first day of World Cup competition, American astronauts Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson and German colleague Alexander Gerst -- who we think might be a goalkeeper -- played soccer in the International Space Station.



Ask Zlatan Anything


Now is your chance to ask Zlatan anything! 


World Cup Day Two Preview



Spain’s journey to repeat as World Cup champions begins on Friday against their opponents from the last World Cup final – the Netherlands. Find out what else is happening today.



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The 50/50 Blog: 6.12.14


Mario Balotelli


Nothing crazy but we love to see the beautiful touch world class players possess on the ball.



Skip Work? Landon says yes.





Brazil faces Croatia to open World Cup



The spotlight falls on hosts Brazil as they kick off the 20th edition of the World Cup against Croatia. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the Opening Match -





This isn't just a big event... it's the biggest in THE WORLD. Get ready and join in the excitement!



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The 50/50 Blog: 6.11.14


World Cup Social Media



One of the biggest World Cup battles will be on the digital front as giants like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram try to capitalize on the huge and growing interest of soccer fans on social media. Learn more here.


World Cup Video



Lots of companies have put out a video to try to jump in the World Cup madness. This time it's McDonald's putting out a new one.



American Outlaws



We're all American Outlaws during the World Cup.



USA Training Grounds in Brazil



A video from January about USA's base of camp in Brazil. See where the U.S. Men's National Team will be training during the event.



Region IV Presidents Cup



The US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup kicks off today in Morgan Hill, Calif. Follow the scores here.





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