Tag Archives: England

  • The World Shin-Kicking Championship Is a Real Thing (Video)

    The World Shin-Kicking Championship Is a Real Thing (Video)

    If you thought chasing wheels of cheese down a hill was weird, wait till you hear about this. Recently in Gloucestershire, England, thousands of spectators gathered on a hillside to watch the 401st shin-kicking championships at a festival of weird sports, called the “Cotswold Olimpicks.” And yes, shin-kicking is exactly what it sounds like. The […]

  • Brazilian Soccer Fan Proves That Not All Brazilians Can Dance (Video)

    Brazilian Soccer Fan Proves That Not All Brazilians Can Dance (Video)

    I always thought that every Brazilian had the inherent ability to dance…until I saw the video below. It comes to us via Sunday’s international soccer friendly between England and Brazil at the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. With “Pump It,” by the Black Eyed Peas blaring over the loudspeaker during a break in […]

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic Just Scored a Ridiculous Bicycle Kick Goal (Video)

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic Just Scored a Ridiculous Bicycle Kick Goal (Video)

    Today’s full slate of international friendlies in the world of soccer provided plenty of goals, none of which were better than the fourth scored by Zlatan Ibrahimovic during Sweden’s 4-2 victory over England. Yes, that’s right.  The Swedish striker was responsible for scoring all four of his teams goals, and while the first three certainly […]

  • Serbian Soccer Fans Taunt English Player With Racist Chants (Video)

    Serbian Soccer Fans Taunt English Player With Racist Chants (Video)

    Well, here’s another story that proves racism is still a major problem in European soccer. On Tuesday, an under-21 soccer match between England and Serbia turned ugly when Serbian fans started throwing debris, invading the field, and making racist chants after England scored the winning goal in stoppage time to secure their place in the […]

  • How Stupid Should Gordon “Flash” Watson Feel Right About Now? (Video)

    How Stupid Should Gordon “Flash” Watson Feel Right About Now? (Video)

    Later on today, Italy will square off against Germany in the second semi-final match at the 2012 UEFA European Football Championships.  Many probably figured the Germans (who entered the tournament as favorites) and the Italians (whose four World Cup titles rank second only to Brazil’s five) would make it to this point in the tournament, […]

  • This Mario Balotelli Bingo Game Looks Interesting

    This Mario Balotelli Bingo Game Looks Interesting

    If you’re anything like myself, you’ll be able to sit in front of the television and watch Sunday’s European Football Championship quarterfinal match between Italy and England for no reason other than the possibility of getting to watch two world class clubs demonstrate how “the beautiful game” should be played for 90 minutes. But if […]

  • Ireland Fans Taunt England As Team Arrives In Krakow for Euro 2012 (Video)

    Ireland Fans Taunt England As Team Arrives In Krakow for Euro 2012 (Video)

    With Euro 2012 getting underway tomorrow, all week teams have been arriving in the various Polish and Ukrainian cities hosting the tournament. On Wednesday, England arrived in Krakow, Poland, and I imagine Wayne Rooney and company were delighted to find a welcoming committee waiting for them at their hotel. They were probably less delighted when […]