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  • US soccer's continued expansion gamble Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Manchester United plays Real Madrid during a exhibition soccer match at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., August 2, 2014.

    With World Cup fervor still lingering, MLS is continuing with an aggressive expansion that will see five new teams in five years.

  • Inside US soccer's economics problem Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 5:50 PM ET
    David Beckham No. 23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy chases after the ball during an MLS match against the Montreal Impact at the Olympic stadium.

    Vanderbilt sports economist John Vrooman explains the economics underlying the future of America's Major League Soccer.

  • Puma inks deal with Arsenal, throws a big party Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Arsenal's Santi Cazorla (L) celebrates with Olivier Giroud (R)

    Athletic shoemaker Puma teamed up with one of England's top-flight soccer clubs, Arsenal FC, to promote a sponsorship deal.

  • Puma and Arsenal team up     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    With the World Cup having ended, soccer addicts in the United States are going through withdrawal. Attempting to ease the withdrawal symptoms, PUMA teamed up with one of England's top flight soccer clubs, Arsenal FC, to celebrate the launch the team's new kit sponsorship and promote the growth of the brand domestically.

  • Soccer fever hits US     Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    New York City Football Club's Tim Pernetti, discusses the growing popularity of soccer in the U.S. after the World Cup.

  • US Soccer chief (an economist) wants big changes Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:57 PM ET
    FIFA President Joseph S Blatter presents Qatar for the host of 2022 FIFA World Cup.

    The top soccer official in the U.S. wants to change the way FIFA, soccer's world governing body, does business.

  • FIFA bidding rules should be tightened: Gulati     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera speaks to U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati, about the independent investigation FIFA is in the middle of over its bidding process for the next two World Cups.

  • Kenny Sansom, former Arsenal player, comments on the English soccer team's performance in the 2014 World Cup and says that despite the loss there is a "good future" for England.

  • What English soccer needs to improve     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Ramon Vega, founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, says that in order to improve, English soccer should focus on training home-grown players better.

  • World Cup predictions: Which banks get a red card? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    As World Cup fever spread, the usually sober investment banks-turned-pundits offered their predictions. Here's how they did.

  • From guessing the timing of tapering to predicting the winners of the World Cup, CNBC takes a look at the investment banks that got it wrong.

  • Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent at the Financial Times, discusses which investment banks got it right when it came to predicting World Cup results.

  • Brazil's soccer wipeout may wipe out its president Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 5:41 PM ET
    An emotional fan reacts to Brazil's brutal 7-1 loss to Germany during the World Cup's semi-final match Tuesday.

    After Brazil's brutal World Cup loss, its populace could focus on the tournament's costs amid a flagging economy.

  • ESPN wins with World Cup     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    Toni Kroos of Germany challenges DaMarcus Beasley of the United States during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.

    The World Cup soccer matches have broken all sorts of ratings records for ESPN, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Twitter's biggest sports event ever     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports about 35.6 million people tweeted about yesterday's World Cup match between Brazil and Germany making it the biggest single sports event ever on Twitter. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, provides insight.

  • Brazil's World Cup breakdown     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    Marcelo of Brazil reacts after allowing a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    Brazil's loss to Germany in the World Cup is reigniting anger among Brazilians toward their President Dilma Rousseff. Geoff Dennis, UBS, discusses the ripple effects.

  • Roberto Jaguaribe, ambassador of Brazil to the U.K., says economically, the World Cup was a success for Brazil, giving the country much-needed infrastructure.

  • Roberto Jaguaribe, ambassador of Brazil to the U.K., says the German soccer squad is intelligent and organized but has no flair.

  • France v Germany: Who drinks the most?     Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    As France gets set to take on Germany in the World Cup quarter finals, CNBC's Steve Sedgwick and Carolin Roth take a look at which country's stock market is winning and who drinks the most.

  • Henrik Gullberg, senior FX strategist at Deutsche Bank, discusses the best "value bets" on teams likely to lift the coveted soccer World Cup trophy.