It's Happening

Seattle Will Host 2026 Men’s World Cup Matches

FIFA announced that the Emerald City is among the 16 North American sites for soccer's biggest event.

06/16/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Yes, Please

Seattle's Launched a Bid to Host 2026 World Cup Matches

Russell Wilson and Ciara are among the executive committee members for a group aiming to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup matches to the Emerald City.

10/25/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Our Queen

Seattle Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Just Scored Her First Book Deal

The World Cup champion and Reign FC midfielder is writing not one, but two books.

07/26/2019 By Lily Hansen

Reign On

10 Things We Love About Megan Rapinoe

There are more than 10 reasons we adore the World Cup champ and Reign FC midfielder, but we'll try to contain ourselves.

07/08/2019 By Anna Coumou

Breakfast of Champions

Where to Watch the World Cup Final

It's never too early for drinking. Or an international championship soccer match—that, too.

07/12/2018 By Grace Madigan

Eat the World

The FIFA World Cup Is On. Here's Our Guide to International Eats.

As the 21st World Cup commences on June 14, we look to 16 places that serve up food from around the globe to get in the sporting spirit.

06/14/2018 By Grace Madigan

News Roundup

Top Stories: Government Shutdown, Seattle Women's March, and Statutes of Limitation

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

01/19/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

For the Goal

World Cup Item of the Moment: Coal Headwear x USA

Get in the soccer spirit with a custom cap from our hometown headwear brand.

06/19/2014 By Amanda Zurita


6 Bars Primed for the World Cup

Plenty of bars will show World Cup games. But these places are especially serious about soccer and beer.

06/11/2014 By Ezra Parter

Sporting Life

Outtakes from the World Cup Qualifier in Seattle

The U.S. won! This is what you missed.

06/12/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

Sporting News

Watch the World Cup Final in 3D

Yes, we’re serious. Sport Restaurant and Bar makes it possible on Sunday. (Spoiler! Plus today’s results.)

07/07/2010 By Laura Dannen

Sport Eating

World Cup Watch: Where to Eat Breakfast

Surely you’ll want bacon with that beer.

06/10/2010 By Judy Naegeli

Sport Eating

World Cup Watch: Art Restaurant’s Kicky Soccer Concept

The restaurant in the Four Seasons celebrates soccer with themed multi-course meals on Friday, June 11.

06/09/2010 By Jessica Voelker


World Cup Watch: Soccer Viewing Around Seattle

A lot of sports bars will air the soccer, here’s your guide to the good spots.


Sports are for drinking

World Cup Watch: Skillet at Neumos for USA V. England

The US plays its opening game on Saturday, June 12. Watch it while eating poutine.