Soccer

  • Preston North End’s Joe Garner Scores Ridiculous Soccer Goal (GIFs)

    Preston North End’s Joe Garner Scores Ridiculous Soccer Goal (GIFs)

    Soccer is generally considered to be a team sport, but Joe Garner, striker for Preston North End, recently demonstrated how the game might look if he were on a team all by himself. It happened during the first part of League 1 semi-final series between Preston North End and Rotherham United. With his team trailing […]

  • Soccer Player Goes Into Stands to Applaud Himself After Scoring a Goal (Video)

    Soccer Player Goes Into Stands to Applaud Himself After Scoring a Goal (Video)

    Forget everything you thought you knew about Lithuanian soccer celebrations. That whole database of information…throw it out. Dzimitry Koob (pictured above) raised the bar for clever goal celebrations with an antic that took him off the field and into the stands. To applaud. Himself. For the goal he scored. No one can accuse the guy of […]

  • Adorable Puppies Crash Soccer Pitch During Game in Bolivia (Video)

    Adorable Puppies Crash Soccer Pitch During Game in Bolivia (Video)

    During a recent Bolivian soccer match, three streakers got onto the field.  Pretty much everyone thought this was great, except one of the players, who grabbed the black one with his hands and tried to throw him off the field, but he couldn’t get a decent grip… …Oh, one other thing I forgot to mention: […]

  • Levante’s Papakouli Diop Deals With Racism During Game (Video)

    Levante’s Papakouli Diop Deals With Racism During Game (Video)

    Racism is an unfortunate part of soccer culture (not to say that other sports are exempt from it, obviously), and players are coming up with new and different ways of dealing with it. Take, for instance, Papakouli Diop of Levante, who performed a dance in response to some racially-tinged abuse from fans of the opposing […]

  • Dani Alves Eating a Banana Turns Into Awesome Anti-Racism Meme (Pics)

    Dani Alves Eating a Banana Turns Into Awesome Anti-Racism Meme (Pics)

    On Sunday, when some racist asshole threw a banana at Barcelona’s Dani Alves, the Brazilian defender had the perfect response. He picked that banana up and ate it, replenishing his potassium and using someone’s act of hatred to keep his calfs cramp-free late in a close game against Villarreal. Since then, everyone has been talking […]

  • Barcelona’s Dani Alves Eats Banana Thrown At Him by a Fan (Video)

    Barcelona’s Dani Alves Eats Banana Thrown At Him by a Fan (Video)

    Racial tensions can run high in the sport of soccer, with some dumb fans doing things like throwing bananas on the field as a taunt toward Brazilian players. But at a recent game between FC Barcelona and Villarreal, Barcelona’s Dani Alves found the perfect response to the gesture: Pick up the banana, eat the banana, […]