Soccer

  • Shot Misses Goal During Brazilian Soccer Game, Breaks A Window (Video)

    Shot Misses Goal During Brazilian Soccer Game, Breaks A Window (Video)

    Brazil has one of the more complicated soccer club systems in the soccer-loving world. You see, there’s not just a first, second, third, and fourth tier of club competitions. In addition to the national tier system, there is also an independent league in each individual state. And clubs will compete in both systems—national and state—simultaneously. […]

  • Is This The Worst Penalty Kick In The History Of Soccer?

    Is This The Worst Penalty Kick In The History Of Soccer?

    There are a lot of ways to botch a penalty kick. You can hit the post or the crossbar. You can shoot wide or high. You can put it where the keeper can actually get to it.  Or you can whiff altogether and fall on your butt. Any one of these scenarios would be embarrassing, […]

  • Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    In the everyday world, they call it a “headbutt.”  In the soccer world, it’s called a “Zidane.” The headbutt earned that named in the soccer world after famous soccer star Zinedine Zidane headbutted Italian opponent Marco Materazzi during the finals of the 2006 World Cup.  That act earned Zidane a red card in his final […]

  • USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    Abby Wambach and Sydney Leroux scored goals in the 27th and 87th minutes, respectively, to give the USA women’s soccer team a 2-0 quarterfinal victory over New Zealand, ending the Kiwi’s hopes for an Olympic medal at the 2012 London Games. Despite being outplayed for much of the match, the Kiwi’s still had a shot […]