Archive for the 'Social Issues' Category

May 23rd, 2015

LA Galaxy visit, tour and team build with HOMEBOY INDUSTRIES in DTLA

As part of LA Galaxy's 20 for Twenty initiative, players and staff participate in a tamalada and tour the facilities of Homeboy Industries in Downtown LA. Homeboy Industries is a youth program founded in 1992 by Father Greg Boyle, S.J. intended to assist high-risk youth, former gang members and the recently incarcerated with a variety of free ...
May 16th, 2015

Video :: #USWNT Launches #shebelieves Initiative

In an effort to give back to the young fans that support them on the field, the U.S. WNT players are sending a simple yet powerful message back: #SheBelieves. Conceived and developed by the USWNT players, the #SheBelieves campaign is a message to young girls that they can accomplish all their goals and dreams. Highlighting #SheBelieves will be ...
May 1st, 2015

Didier Drogba honored for charity work in Africa with Barclays Spirit of the Game Award.

For Chelsea's Didier Drogba, coming to play in the Barclays Premier League was the realisation of a lifelong dream. It gave him the chance to perform at the highest level and inspire thousands of youngsters in his native Ivory Coast, the place where his own passion for football began. Away from the pitch, the Didier Drogba Foundation raises ...
April 20th, 2015

Trailer :: “WHO ARE THE CHAMPIONS?” – An Interactive Web Documentary

Above is the trailer for a recently launched interactive web documentary called 'WHO ARE THE CHAMPIONS?" "Who Are The Champions?" is an interactive web documentary about the economic, social and cultural impact of the FIFA World Cup on people who live and work in the immediate vicinity of World Cup stadiums. With the FIFA choosing a new ...
April 8th, 2015

Robbie Rogers Reminds FIFA About Gay Rights : GQ Magazine

Had a lot of fun this off-season shooting w/ @gq for this months issue. Thanks @jimmooregq @kelly_mccabe_ #SebastianKim A photo posted by Robbie Rogers (@robbierogers) on Apr 7, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT image via Robbie Rogers on the gram Robbie Rogers is featured in our April issue and talks about FIFA and gay rights, the reaction to his recent op-ed in ...
April 2nd, 2015

Online Soccer Academy’s 5th Annual World Juggle-a-thon

Its that time again!! As you know, we've been a pretty big supporter of what jared is doing over at OSA and in his World Juggle-a-thon and its kicking off again soon. Every 60 seconds a child in Africa dies from a malaria infection. Will you juggle to save lives? The Online Soccer Academy will be hosting their 5th annual OSA World ...
March 13th, 2015

Recreation Soccer player Bassel Saad gets 8-15 years in prison after punch kills ref – Widow gives him Red Card

Bassel Saad, a weekend soccer player, pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter charges for delivering a fatal punch to the face of referee John Bieniewicz, on June 29th of last year during a soccer game in suburban Detroit. Saad had faced trial on second-degree murder charges before he took a plea deal, which the judge sentenced him today to serve ...
March 3rd, 2015

Support the Grammarch Challenge 2015 with Devyn C

When I run on the field I get the ball. I take on defenders big and small. Some are fast some are slow, but when I get past it's a GOAL! GOAL! GOAL! #Day3 #SoccerRhyme #grammarch #rhyme #soccerlife A photo posted by Soccer Life (@devyncuriel) on Mar 3, 2015 at 8:54am PST In case you missed the post from a couple of weeks ago ahead of the ...
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