Soccer

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/22/11 — Nicolas Anelka

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 2/22/11 — Nicolas Anelka

    Chelsea has struggled thus far this season, currently sitting in fifth in the Barclays Premier League and having already been eliminated in the FA Cup after losing to Everton in the fourth round on penalty kicks.  Perhaps the only thing that can salvage what has been an incredibly disappointing season for the Blues would be […]

  • Adam Rooney Trips Over His Own Feet, Misses Empty Net (Video)

    Adam Rooney Trips Over His Own Feet, Misses Empty Net (Video)

    When Inter’s Samuel Eto’o missed a wide open net from only a few feet away, we were quite certain it doesn’t get much worse than that… We were wrong! Adam Rooney of Scottish side Inverness Caledonian Thistle not only suffered the embarrassment of missing a wide open net, but he would be forced to bear […]

  • Lightning Strikes Pitch During Colombian Soccer Match (Video)

    Lightning Strikes Pitch During Colombian Soccer Match (Video)

    A frightening scene took place over the weekend during a Colombian league soccer match between La Equidad and Atletico Nacional, as lightning struck the pitch, sending several players from both teams to the ground in fear.  One player could even be seen performing the sign of the cross (14 second mark). Oddly enough, the officials […]

  • John Arne Riise’s Inexplicable Fall Leads To Shakhtar Goal (Video)

    John Arne Riise’s Inexplicable Fall Leads To Shakhtar Goal (Video)

    Roma’s John Arne Riise is still searching for answers as to why he couldn’t keep his footing during yesterday’s Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk. With Roma trailing 40 minutes into the game, Riise found himself backed up in his own end with the ball at his feet.  Attempting to deliver a long ball down […]

  • John Carew’s Tattoo: My Life, My…Menstruation? (Pic)

    John Carew’s Tattoo: My Life, My…Menstruation? (Pic)

    During his time with Lyon of France’s Ligue 1, John Carew may have picked up some of the French language, but apparently not enough.  Now playing in the English Premier League with Stoke City, Carew decided to turn back to his French roots with a neck tattoo that reads, “Ma Vie, Mes Régles.” I never […]

  • That Cleat To The Face Looks Like It Hurt (Video)

    That Cleat To The Face Looks Like It Hurt (Video)

    Below you will find footage of one soccer player whose injury didn’t require any acting. After being tripped up during a free kick, Bjorn Vleminckx of the Dutch league’s N.E.C fell to the ground and was subsequently stomped on the face by the cleat of Excelsior’s Guyon Fernandez.  Soccer players are known to roll around […]

  • AC Milan’s Gennaro Gattuso Chokes, Headbutts Tottenham Coach (Videos)

    AC Milan’s Gennaro Gattuso Chokes, Headbutts Tottenham Coach (Videos)

    It wasn’t AC Milan’s day today as they fell to Tottenham by a score of 1-0 during the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 match-up. After a scoreless first half, the Rossoneri dominated the run of play for much of the second half, but couldn’t capitalize on their chances.  Tottenham, on […]

  • Free Kick FAIL! (Video)

    Free Kick FAIL! (Video)

    All that time spent figuring out a way to deceive the opposition, it appears as though these three players from French amateur club FC Mulhouse forgot to decide on who would actually take the shot.  The result would be one of the most embarrassing free kick attempts to date. On second thought, I don’t believe […]

  • A Soccer Goalie Trick Shot Video? Why Not? (Video)

    A Soccer Goalie Trick Shot Video? Why Not? (Video)

    If a third-string college quarterback and an NHL superstar can have their own trick-shot videos, why can’t a soccer goalkeeper, right? That was what Lassi Hurskainen was probably thinking when he decided to grab a camera, a soccer ball and a pair of cleats, and put together a rather impressive trick-shot video of his own.  […]

  • Wayne Rooney’s Spectacular Goal vs. Samuel Eto’o ‘s Incredible Miss (Videos)

    Wayne Rooney’s Spectacular Goal vs. Samuel Eto’o ‘s Incredible Miss (Videos)

    This past weekend in European club soccer action brought us some incredible highlights and some rather embarrassing lowlights. Most notable among the highlights was the unbelievable overhead strike from Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney, which many are now referring to as the “wonder goal.”  Not only was it a wonderful display of execution from the Man […]

  • Coming Up A Belt Short Of A Photo With Lionel Messi (Video)

    Coming Up A Belt Short Of A Photo With Lionel Messi (Video)

    A belt.  For one poor soul, that would prove to be the difference between a photo with the world’s top footballer, Lionel Messi, and public embarrassment on national television. Attempting to chase down the Barcelona star at the airport for a once in a lifetime photo opportunity, this man’s hustle left him with a difficult […]

  • Obnoxious Celebration Earns Danish Footballer A Punch In The Face (Video)

    Obnoxious Celebration Earns Danish Footballer A Punch In The Face (Video)

    After all of the showboating and overzealous celebrations that we have seen in the game of football, it is about time someone took a punch in the face for these obnoxious acts. All that sitting on toilets, giving birth to balls, Lady Gaga impersonations and Arabian Nights themes were really beginning to agitate me, and […]

  • Inter’s Chivu Sucker-Punches Bari’s Rossi (Video)

    Inter’s Chivu Sucker-Punches Bari’s Rossi (Video)

    It looks like hockey isn’t the only sport with a sucker-punch problem. Players from Inter and Bari did their best rendition of Jordan Staal vs. Brandon Prust during Serie A action on Thursday, with Inter’s Cristian Chivu playing the role of Staal and Bari’s Marco Rossi playing Prust.  Following an Inter free kick, Chivu was […]