Soccer

  • Thierry Henry Scores Wicked Corner Kick “Olimpico” Goal (Video)

    Thierry Henry Scores Wicked Corner Kick “Olimpico” Goal (Video)

    In Spanish, they call a goal scored directly off a corner kick “el gol olimpico” in reference to a goal scored by Argentina’s Cesáreo Onzari against Uruguay—the Olympic soccer champions—back in 1924. But in English? Well, both in the UK and North America, there’s never been a cool name for a corner kick goal besides, […]

  • Clint Dempsey Mocks Jamaican Player During USA MNT Victory (Video & GIF)

    Clint Dempsey Mocks Jamaican Player During USA MNT Victory (Video & GIF)

    The USA men’s national soccer team earned an important 1-0 victory at home against Jamaica in a CONCACAF World Cup Qualification match yesterday, thanks to a brilliant free kick from Herculez Gomez.  However, it isn’t Gomez’s impressive game-winning strike that has everyone talking today.  Instead, it’s the odd facial expression used by Clint Dempsey to […]

  • Algeria and Libya Engage In Post-Match Soccer Brawl (Video)

    Algeria and Libya Engage In Post-Match Soccer Brawl (Video)

      Tensions between the countries of Algeria and Libya have grown to new heights over the past couple of years, especially after Libya’s anti-Gaddafi National Transitional Council accused Algeria of sheltering the evil tyrant during their country’s 2011 civil war.  And those tensions spilled out onto the pitch during an African Cup of Nations qualifying […]

  • Cow Interrupts Soccer Game In Poland (Video)

    Cow Interrupts Soccer Game In Poland (Video)

      There have been lots of cases of animals interrupting sports events in recents years. In fact, there have been lots of cases of animals interrupting sports evens in recent days. Just last week there were two notable cases. First a black cat ran across the field during a Toronto FC game. Then a squirrel […]

  • This Gruesome Soccer Injury Is As Bad As They Come (Video)

    This Gruesome Soccer Injury Is As Bad As They Come (Video)

    Soccer isn’t really considered a brutal sport. I mean, it’s definitely a contact sport, and players are likely to take a lot of elbows to the ribs throughout the course of the season, but it’s not like football or hockey. You don’t really expect gruesome injuries. But of course, gruesome soccer injuries do occur. Just […]