Monitor World Cup Scores With HotBlack Smartwatch

Track your team's match vitals with the Bluetooth-enabled, soccer-minded timepiece

Created by physicist—and avid soccer enthusiast—Richard Hoptroff after 15 years of tinkering with intricately complicated timepieces, the HotBlack smartwatch aims to keep wearers connected to their favorite soccer team, whether live at the match or stuck behind a desk during game time like many of us during this year’s World Cup. Set which team you support using the native iPhone- and Android-compatible app, and the …

Svbscription + The Green Soccer Journal

Celebrate the World Cup in style with this limited edition, football-themed parcel

To celebrate the return of the World Cup, men’s luxury lifestyle subscription service Svbscription recently teamed up with The Green Soccer Journal, the London-based publication exploring style and the world of football. As with all Svbscription boxes (regularly delivered once every three months), this limited edition parcel will be filled with exclusive items from a range of partnering brands. More specifically, expect some pretty impressive …

Generation Soccer

A brief history of the culture and innovation behind the beautiful game in the United States

Some 20 years ago, US soccer was more closely tied to orange slices and minivans than to the intense passion for the sport seen nearly everywhere else in the world. Now, with excitement for the World Cup reaching new heights, we took a look at what fueled this cultural shift, a change that could mean the biggest year for North American soccer yet. From stadium …