Soccer

  • 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 […]

  • Soccer Goal With A WWE-Style Celebration (Video)

    Soccer Goal With A WWE-Style Celebration (Video)

    If I told you that I thought soccer players would make great WWE wrestlers, you’d probably think that assumption had everything to do with their uncanny ability to simulate an injury.  And while that may be true for most soccer players around the world, it isn’t the case for Monterrey striker Angel Reyna. Instead, his […]

  • If You Fielded A Soccer WAG Team, I Would Probably Look Something Like This (Photo)

    If You Fielded A Soccer WAG Team, I Would Probably Look Something Like This (Photo)

    Spain may have the best soccer team in the world, but they certainly don’t have the best looking team on the planet.  That distinction belongs to the All-WAG team featured in the above image, which includes beauties like Irina Shayk (Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend since 2010),  Sara Carbonero (Iker Casillas’ woman), and Abbey Clancy (Peter Crouch’s […]

  • Brawl And Knockout During Amateur Soccer Game (Video)

    Brawl And Knockout During Amateur Soccer Game (Video)

    Sometimes sports bring out the best in us. That, certainly, is the idea behind every Olympic marketing scheme ever created. But more often than not, sports have the tendency to bring out the worst in us. The best examples of this, of course, are sports fights. It doesn’t matter what kind of sporting event we’re […]