SOCCER

True Stories

The Soccer Match That Ended a Civil War

Peace came to the Ivory Coast through Didier Drogba and the country's national soccer team.
True Stories

The On-Field Death That Scuttled a Nation's Soccer Dreams

Marc-Vivien Foé was a leader on the pitch and off for Cameroon.
Around the World

Germany's Only Female Soccer Boss Is Here to Win

Sandra Schwedler, head of the supervisory board for second-division FC St.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
News + Politics

The Best Striker in the World

Soccer's most prolific — and efficient — scorer might surprise you.
News + Politics

Mesut Özil: From China's Sex Icon to Pariah

By criticizing China's treatment of the Uighur Muslims, this Arsenal star has become a lightning rod.
Around the World

When a Soccer Star From the Stasi’s Favorite Team Defected

Lutz Eigendorf's team was backed by East Germany's secret police.
News + Politics

How Viktor Orbán's Son Found God Instead of Politics

The Hungarian prime minister's only son, Gaspar Orbán, has found a different kind of calling.
The New + the Next

NFL’s Stars Aren’t Aligning. They’re Falling

Players who’ve been the faces of the league are disappering one after the other.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
The New + the Next

Beyond the Battle for L.A.: The Underappreciated NBA Storylines

After a massive shakeup, the wide-open NBA has something for everyone.
The New + the Next

Dak Prescott Looks Ready to Torch the League

Action speaks louder than words and — judging from Week 1 — the Cowboys QB is about that action.

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