Sponsor: The EA SPORTS FIFA 14 Guide to Soccer Legends

Our sponsor this week is the brand-new EA SPORTS FIFA 14, the latest installment of a game that has been killing productivity at Longform HQ for years now. FIFA is, without question, our absolute favorite way to waste time. We would be playing it right now if we weren't writing this.</p>

To honor this week's release—you can pick up your copy on Amazon—here's a collection of great soccer writing from our archive.</i>