Soccer

  • Brazilian Soccer Mascot Flips Out, Spikes Head on the Ground (Video)

    Brazilian Soccer Mascot Flips Out, Spikes Head on the Ground (Video)

    Mascots are not supposed to get wrapped up in the game. In fact, they exist for the exact opposite reason. They’re supposed to help keep things light and airy, making buffoons of themselves and entertaining little kids. (Or, on occasion, tackling them.) Unfortunately, nobody told that to Brazilian soccer mascot O Vovô, or “The Grandpa,” […]

  • Fox Soccer Reporter Run Over by Car on Live TV (Video)

    Fox Soccer Reporter Run Over by Car on Live TV (Video)

    When you become a sports reporter, you have to accept certain dangers that come with the job. You might get hit by a ball. You might get doused with Gatorade. You might get accused of trading sexual favors for scoops. And you almost certainly will get harrassed by drunken morons. One thing you probably don’t […]

  • A Brazilian Soccer Ref Actually Pulled out a Gun on the Field (Video)

    A Brazilian Soccer Ref Actually Pulled out a Gun on the Field (Video)

    It’s not like the NFL and other American sports are without their (serious) problems, but it never ceases to amaze me what can go on during soccer games throughout the world. Fans starting fires, fights, more fights, and now, a Brazilian soccer ref turned the field into a Tarantino film by pulling out a pistol. […]

  • The Swiss Attorney General is Going After FIFA’s Sepp Blatter

    The Swiss Attorney General is Going After FIFA’s Sepp Blatter

    The torrent of bad news continues to surround FIFA and its chairman, Sepp Blatter. The Swiss attorney general has begun criminal proceedings against the soccer honcho amid countless allegations of bribery and corruption throughout the ranks of the organization. The actual charges being brought against Blatter are criminal mismanagement and misappropriation of FIFA funds. This stems […]

  • Viktoria Plzen Star Celebrates Goal in Totally Tasteless Way (Video)

    Viktoria Plzen Star Celebrates Goal in Totally Tasteless Way (Video)

    David Limbersky, a Czech left back, was the captain of his team, and remains a pretty solid footballer. About a week ago, though, he crashed his Bentley, and was arrested and charged with drunk driving. He’s currently facing up to three years in prison, and was stripped of his captaincy and fined by his club. But […]

  • Roma Ties Barca With Florenzi Wonder Goal From Center (Video)

    Roma Ties Barca With Florenzi Wonder Goal From Center (Video)

    Italian side AS Roma is currently tied with reigning Champions League title holders FC Barcelona thanks to this ridiculous goal in the 31st minute from Alessandro Florenzi, who sent in a long-range shot from just over center that lofted perfectly over Barca goaltender Marc-André ter Stegen and into the back of the net: Hat Tip to […]

  • U.S. Attorney General Says  We Can Expect More FIFA Arrests in the Near Future

    U.S. Attorney General Says We Can Expect More FIFA Arrests in the Near Future

    The joint investigation of corrupt FIFA executives being carried out by authorities in the United States and Switzerland started off relatively small. At first, all they were looking at were allegations of corruption in the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments. However, given all the evidence that has been collected since the […]

  • Indi Cowie Is the First Woman to Complete a 3-Revolution Kick (Video)

    Indi Cowie Is the First Woman to Complete a 3-Revolution Kick (Video)

    If that sentence doesn’t make any sense to you, that’s ok. I didn’t know what a 3-revolution kick was before I read about this either. Let’s explain that so we can all understand why what Indi Cowie did was so impressive. Essentially, it’s a foot-skill trick in which you take your foot all the way […]

  • NYCFC Fan Tasered by NYPD at Yankee Stadium on Saturday (Videos)

    NYCFC Fan Tasered by NYPD at Yankee Stadium on Saturday (Videos)

    The NYPD used a taser on an NYCFC fan at Yankee Stadium on Saturday following the team’s game against the Columbus Crew. The incident occurred while police and security were trying to break up a fight between two fans in the NYCFC supporters section, and it was caught on video. Take a look: Footage of […]