Soccer

  • The Scuba Dive Soccer Celebration (GIF)

    The Scuba Dive Soccer Celebration (GIF)

    Over the years I have grown accustomed to watching soccer players dive all over the field.  It is a sight that has become awfully annoying to myself and many other fans of the beautiful game.  However, this is one case where I can’t help but applaud a soccer player for his exceptional diving abilities.

  • Lionel Messi Attempts His Own Version Of The “Hand Of God” Goal (Video)

    Lionel Messi Attempts His Own Version Of The “Hand Of God” Goal (Video)

    Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of Diego Maradona’s world famous “Hand of God” goal, which he scored during a quarter-final match against England at the 1986 World Cup.  Maradona scored two goals that game, one being the controversial handball goal and the other coming after he successfully dribbled the ball around and through six England […]

  • Brawl Ensues Following Copa Libertadores Final (Video)

    Brawl Ensues Following Copa Libertadores Final (Video)

    The 2011 Copa Libertadores final ended just like you would expect any South American soccer match to end.  With fans invading the pitch and an all-out brawl ensuing. Following the final whistle, the Santos players began to celebrate, while a few fans decided to storm the pitch and taunt the distraught Penarol players.  That didn’t […]

  • Canada U-17 Soccer Goalie Scores From Center Against England (Video)

    Canada U-17 Soccer Goalie Scores From Center Against England (Video)

    England’s international soccer (football) team had a glaring issues with their goalkeeping during the 2010 World Cup last summer in South Africa.  It appears as though there isn’t any help on the way in the near future. That is what we are led to believe after watching England’s U-17 goalkeeper Jordan Pickford allow a shot […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Can You See Him?

    Picture Of The Day: Can You See Him?

    This has to be the easiest Where’s Waldo I have ever played.  I had a tougher time spotting the Sedin twins during the Stanley Cup Finals.  It’s like the dude isn’t even trying anymore.  Just walking along the sidelines during a soccer game, looking straight into the camera, assuming we can’t see him there. Yes, […]

  • SportsCenter Commercial Illustrates Soccer To A Tee (Video)

    SportsCenter Commercial Illustrates Soccer To A Tee (Video)

    Perhaps one of the biggest knocks on the game of soccer is the excessive diving.  Even the sport’s most loyal fans can’t seem to stand the sight of its players flipping, flopping and rolling all over the pitch following the slightest bit of contact, or in some cases, no contact at all. Therefore, it is […]

  • Mexico’s Chicharito Scores A Lovely Backheel Goal (Video)

    Mexico’s Chicharito Scores A Lovely Backheel Goal (Video)

    Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez is currently leading all Gold Cup scorers with six goal, but none were prettier, or more important, than his game winner in the 65th minute during Saturday’s quarter-final match against Guatemala. Manchester United fans have grown accustomed to seeing Chicharito display a brilliant finishing touch around the net, and the Mexican fans […]

  • Soccer Practice + No Net = Granny Headshot (Video)

    Soccer Practice + No Net = Granny Headshot (Video)

    Will somebody please get this kid a net to shoot on!  And while you’re at it, how about calling an ambulance to pick up that unconscious granny in the background who was forced to suffer the consequences of this young boys netless soccer practice. Sometimes I can’t help but wonder what the chances are that […]

  • Check Out Eric Hassli’s Incredible Goal From Saturday Night (Video)

    Check Out Eric Hassli’s Incredible Goal From Saturday Night (Video)

    As far as spectacular goals go there have been none more spectacular during the 2011 MLS season than the one scored by the Vancouver Whitecaps’ Eric Hassli on Saturday night.  It was a wild game between the Whitecaps and the Seattle Sounders that saw three goals scored after the 80-minute mark, but Hassli’s volley from […]

  • Ryan Giggs’ Affair With His Sister-In-Law Gets Animated (Video)

    Ryan Giggs’ Affair With His Sister-In-Law Gets Animated (Video)

    The Taiwanese felt the need to give Ryan Giggs’ affair with TV star and glamor model Imogen Thomasv its very own animated twist, so it would only make sense for them to do the same following the breaking news of his most recent affair, this one with the wife of his very own brother. Many may […]

  • Wayne Rooney Gets A Hair Transplant (Pic)

    Wayne Rooney Gets A Hair Transplant (Pic)

    Most athletes are forced to undergo some form of off-season surgery, whether it is to repair damage to their knee, or to help improve the strength of their rotator cuff.  As for Manchester United star Wayne Rooney, he had a little off-season procedure of his own last week – a hair transplant. The balding 25-year-old […]