Latest 1994 FIFA World Cup News

The Latest: Argentina looking up at towering foe Iceland

Jun. 13, 2018 2:49 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest at the World Cup , including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights (all times local): 9:23 p.m. In theory, two-time World Cup winner Argentina really shouldn't be fearful of facing tournament rookies Iceland. But there is a bit of worry in the Argentina camp: the...

Nigeria's bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup unis

Jun. 12, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you're so bright I need shades! Croatia, Russia's fresh out of Big Boy restaurants. No worries, though, your party duds will be just the ticket once the World Cup gets underway June 14. Those countries are among several of the more festive...

Nigeria's bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup unis

Jun. 12, 2018 8:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you're so bright I need shades! Croatia, Russia's fresh out of Big Boy restaurants. No worries, though, your party duds will be just the ticket once the World Cup gets underway June 14. Those countries are among several of the more festive...

WORLD CUP: Escobar murdered after Colombia's exit in 1994

May. 22, 2018 7:12 AM EDT

Days after returning home from the 1994 World Cup in the United States, Colombia defender Andres Escobar was shot dead in his hometown of Medellin . The murder ranks as one of the most shocking moments in World Cup history and cast a shadow over the rest of the tournament. It appeared to be directly linked to the...