Soccer

  • Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny Gets Kicked in the Face (GIF)

    Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny Gets Kicked in the Face (GIF)

    Arsenal’s 2013-14 Premier League campaign got off to an awfully rough start on Saturday, as they were defeated by Aston Villa at home, by a score of 3-1.  Thankfully, things improved dramatically for them on Wednesday when they defeated Fenerbahçe, 3-0, in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier. However, there was one member […]

  • Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna Flips, Falls on His Head (GIF)

    Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna Flips, Falls on His Head (GIF)

    The 2013-14 Premier League season kicked off over the weekend, and it couldn’t have gone any worse for Arsenal. Not only did they lose their match at home to Aston Villa by a score of 3-1, but Gunners defender Laurent Koscielny was issued a red card, while fellow Frenchman Bacary Sagna was the victim of […]

  • Brazilian Soccer Referee Obliterates Player (Video)

    Brazilian Soccer Referee Obliterates Player (Video)

    This weekend the NFL preseason got underway, giving us our first taste of hard-hitting gridiron action in six whole months. The great irony, however, is that the biggest “football” hit of the weekend didn’t occur on said gridiron. It occurred on a “pitch” in Brazil, and it was delivered—believe it or not—by a referee. That’s […]

  • Argentine Soccer Coach Dislocates Shoulder While Celebrating (Video)

    Argentine Soccer Coach Dislocates Shoulder While Celebrating (Video)

    A coach getting injured? That’s not weird. After all, depending on the sport, they are often participating in practice sessions to some degree.  And even if they’re not taking part in the action, they are standing right there on the sidelines. Now, a coach getting injured while performing a celebratory high-five to no one? Yeah, […]

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic is Wearing a Sports Bra (Pics)

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is Wearing a Sports Bra (Pics)

    Swedish soccer superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic is no stranger to making a spectacle of himself. Sometimes it’s because he’s scoring ridiculous goals, and sometimes it’s because he’s almost running over sports reporters in his car or kicking teammates in the head. But he’s always making headlines one way or another. That was definitely the case on […]

  • Nasty Soccer Fan Brawl Erupts During USA-El Salvador Gold Cup Match (Video)

    Nasty Soccer Fan Brawl Erupts During USA-El Salvador Gold Cup Match (Video)

    The United States national soccer team may not be feared by the world’s great soccer powers on the international stage, but their fans probably should be. They can definitely hold their own when it comes to the quintessential soccer fan activity: brawling. This past Sunday in Baltimore, where the USA was taking on El Salvador […]

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Kid’s Wrist with Errant Free Kick (Video)

    Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Kid’s Wrist with Errant Free Kick (Video)

    I never pass up a chance to rag on Cristiano Ronaldo, so today I figured it’s only fair that I write a post about something he did that’s actually pretty cool. During a recent exhibition match between Ronaldo’s Real Madrid and AFC Bournemouth of the second-tier English Football League Championship, Ronaldo took a free kick […]