Soccer

  • Picture Of The Day: That Looks Like It Hurts

    Picture Of The Day: That Looks Like It Hurts

    It is all fun and games, until someone loses an eye. In this case, that someone is Mike Fucito, forward of the MLS’s Seattle Sounders.  His bloody eye was the result of an elbow from Daniel Hernandez of FC Dallas.  Hernandez didn’t receive a card on the play, but he did eventually receive a red […]

  • Italian Prison Inmates Sure Do Love Mario Balotelli (Video)

    Italian Prison Inmates Sure Do Love Mario Balotelli (Video)

    Gianluigi Buffon has won eight Serie A goalkeeper of the year awards, three UEFA Team of the Year honors, one European Footballer of the Year award, a Yashin Award, and most importantly, he backstopped the Italian national team to the World Cup title in 2006. Mario Balotelli has won…well, nothing really. So why would Balotelli […]

  • Amir Sayoud Gives Us The Worst Penalty Kick Ever (Video)

    Amir Sayoud Gives Us The Worst Penalty Kick Ever (Video)

    Shooting a soccer ball on a goal that is 8-feet tall and 24-feet wide from only 36-feet away doesn’t seem like such a tough task for anyone with a reasonable amount of athleticism in their genes.  I therefore can’t help but wonder why professional soccer players, who have tons of athleticism and practice the game […]

  • Independiente’s Julian Velazquez Slides Crotch-First Into Post (Video)

    Independiente’s Julian Velazquez Slides Crotch-First Into Post (Video)

    Oy Oy indeed! If anyone ever questioned Julian Velazquez’s dedication to his soccer club before, they likely will never do so again after watching the clip below. If comes from an Argentine League game against Boca Juniors, as the Independiente defender sacrificed his manhood to save a goal, sliding crotch first into the goalpost in […]

  • Here Is A Truly Inspirational Story About Panyee FC (Video)

    Here Is A Truly Inspirational Story About Panyee FC (Video)

    Their floating soccer field is reason enough for you to watch the story of Southern Thailand soccer club Panyee FC.  However, their ability to overcome the odds of living in a town with no room for a field, and go on to become one of the country’s most successful youth soccer clubs is quite the […]

  • Senderos Says Joey Barton Will “Come In Your Face” (Video)

    Senderos Says Joey Barton Will “Come In Your Face” (Video)

    There is no denying the fact that Newcastle’s Joey Barton is one of the dirtier footballers in Europe.  Even he would likely admit that much.  However, even he isn’t as dirty as Fulham defender Phillipe Senderos claimed he was during a recent appearance on ESPN’s Talk of the Terrace. When asked about the incident between […]

  • Didier Drogba Knocked Unconscious Following Nasty Collision (Video)

    Didier Drogba Knocked Unconscious Following Nasty Collision (Video)

    I myself would argue that soccer is far from being anything close to a contact sport, however, those who feel otherwise may be inclined to use the following video to prove me wrong.  It comes from Saturday’s English Premier League game between Chelsea and Norwich, which saw Blues striker Didier Drogba get knocked unconscious following […]

  • Here Is A Montage Of Man U’s 8-2 Beating Against Arsenal (Video)

    Here Is A Montage Of Man U’s 8-2 Beating Against Arsenal (Video)

    Oh how the mighty have fallen.  There was a time when Arsenal was competing with the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea for English Premier League supremacy, having won league championship in 2002 and 2004.  Now it appears as though the North London club has turned from championship contender to league whipping boy, […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/28/11 — Edin Dzeko

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/28/11 — Edin Dzeko

    Ev Guy Used Me To Get His Girlfriend Back en when Manchester United and Manchester City are not on the same pitch, they still seem to be in competition with one another.  That appeared to be the case on Sunday, as both teams administered equally impressive beatings against clubs from North London. While Manchester United […]

  • Soccer Player Pimp Slaps Ref In Paraguay (Video)

    Soccer Player Pimp Slaps Ref In Paraguay (Video)

    Don’t like the call? Slap the linesman in the face. Open-handed. Like a pimp. That’s what Brazilian soccer player Diogo did recently in a match between the Montevideo Wanderers and Danubio of the Paraguayan Primera Division. You can’t quite tell from the video, but apparently Diogo kicked one of his opponents or, more importantly, it […]

  • Another Vicious Soccer Headbutt (Video)

    Another Vicious Soccer Headbutt (Video)

    What is it with soccer players and headbutts? In a Champion’s League play-in match between Spain’s Villarreal and Denmark’s Odense, a rather minor run-in between two players quickly turned unnecessarily violent. Andreas Johansson of Odense took down Borja Valera of Villarreal. The foul was probably worth a yellow card, but it wasn’t especially vicious. After […]

  • Smooth Soccer Moves By Euan Holden Of Stockport County (Video)

    Smooth Soccer Moves By Euan Holden Of Stockport County (Video)

    Euan Holden is the little brother of Stu Holden, midfielder for the EPL’s Bolton Wanderers and regular on the U.S. National Team. Poor Euan must be introduced in this fashion because, playing for lowly Stockport County of the Conference National soccer league in England, the 23-year-old has yet to make a name for himself. However, […]

  • Pandemonium As Gunshots Ring Out At Soccer Game In Mexico (Video)

    Pandemonium As Gunshots Ring Out At Soccer Game In Mexico (Video)

    News stories about brawls and riots before, during, and after soccer games are a dime a dozen. Every couple of months, somewhere in the world, some group of unruly soccer fans gets tear-gassed by riot cops after they start tearing up the seats in the visitors’ section. However, we very rarely see anything like we […]