Soccer

  • Watch Brazilians React to Their Team’s First World Cup Goal

    Watch Brazilians React to Their Team’s First World Cup Goal

    Newsflash: the World Cup is kind of a big deal in Brazil. Sure, some people are not happy that their country is hosting the world’s biggest sporting event, and they are making their feelings known. However, at the end of the day, even the tournament’s biggest opponents are probably going to watch the games and root […]

  • Report: FIFA Tells USA to Be Prepared to Host the 2022 World Cup?

    Report: FIFA Tells USA to Be Prepared to Host the 2022 World Cup?

    This year’s FIFA World Cup is only just beginning, but the location of the one that takes place eight years from now is already the source of some significant controversy. That controversy involves accusations of widespread corruption in the currently slated 2022 home of the cup, Qatar, and is now resulting in reports that FIFA […]

  • 2014 World Cup Opens With Own Goal by Brazil’s Marcelo vs. Croatia (Video)

    2014 World Cup Opens With Own Goal by Brazil’s Marcelo vs. Croatia (Video)

    The World Cup promises to provide plenty of spectacular goals between now and the finals on July 13th.  But the opening marker that got things rolling at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will certainly not be making the tournament highlight reel. However, it probably will find its way onto the tourney blooper reel. That’s because […]

  • Japanese Soccer Team Flies to Brazil on ‘Pokemon’ Plane *UPDATE*

    Japanese Soccer Team Flies to Brazil on ‘Pokemon’ Plane *UPDATE*

    The Japanese national soccer teamwas apparently uninterested in breaking down Japanese stereotypes on their way to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. That’s because their team plane was decked out with a Pokemon paint job, featuring characters like Pikachu, and, uh (I never got into Pokemon as a kid, so forgive me), Happy Bear, Winking […]