For all his achievements in Italian and European football, including three UEFA Cup titles, Dino Baggio still wonders what would have been had he accepted a proposed move to Major League Soccer when the league first launched in 1996.   "I was invited by a friend at the (New York/New Jersey) MetroStars but I was only 25 at the time," Baggio r...

Daniele De Rossi could leave Roma for New York City FC and the MLS, but only if he wins the Scudetto. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, De Rossi is considering his future and a surprise switch to Major League Soccer.   He recently bought a house in America and spends many of his vacations there. However, the midfielder would on...

Il futuro della Roma nasce in Florida. Il sogno inseguito da Dino Viola e Franco Sensi si realizzerà grazie a James Pallotta e alla nuova dirigenza statunitense, accolta con diffidenza da molti tifosi e 'addetti ai lavori' un anno e mezzo fa: la Roma avrà un nuovo stadio, di sua proprietà, che sorgerà sulle ceneri dell'ippodromo di Tor di Valle. L...

Il calcio americano, da tre mesi a questa parte, parla un po' più siciliano.Merito di Roberto Saccà, messinese e nuovo presidente del Miami United Soccer.Originario di Santa Teresa di Riva, centro ionico in provincia di Messina, Saccà ha lasciato la Sicilia nel 2001. Prima della Florida e del successo in campo immobiliare, l'attuale presidente del...

di Francesco Caremani   Una Champions League americana, dall'Alaska alla Terra del Fuoco, della durata di circa otto mesi, ben inserita nei calendari della Concacaf (Confederazione calcistica del Nord, Centro America e Caraibi) e della Conmebol (Confederazione Sudamericana di calcio), alla quale dovrebbero partecipare sessantaquattro squadre...

English Premier League club Chelsea and Italian team AS Roma will play an exhibition game at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. on Aug. 10, according to the AS Roma website. The mouth-watering encounter will see two of Europe's top teams, loaded with famed players, test out their rosters a week before the Premier League kicks off. The Italian League S...

United States-born forward Giuseppe Rossi was left off Italy's final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Saturday. Coach Cesare Prandelli apparently judged that Rossi hadn't fully recovered from his latest right knee injury in January.   It was likely a difficult decision since Rossi has always been one of Prandelli's favorite players.&nb...

"United colors of soccer". Questo il nome dell'evento che ha visto protagonisti i fan club newyorchesi di Sampdoria, Genoa, Roma, Fiorentina, Milan, Juventus e il neonato fan club "Pepito Rossi", dedicato al giocatore della Fiorentina nato e cresciuto in New Jersey.   Il tifo organizzato italiano ha voluto testimoniare come si possano vivere...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   There was a time, between the 80s and the 90s, when Italian football was the best in Europe. Not only the great historical teams such as the Milan of Sacchi and the one of Capello or Lippi's Juventus, but also teams new at such high levels, like Boskov's Sampd...

According to reports, Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant is ready to invest 350,000 euros in order to be part of the group that is attempting to purchase FC Bologna. Bologna, which competes in Serie B in Italy, is up for sale and Bryant is part of a group of investors, led by American lawyer Joe Tacopina, that are in advanced t...