Tag Archives: euro 2012

  • The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    With their resounding 4-0 win over Italy yesterday in the finals of the 2012 UEFA European Championship—aka Euro 2012—Spain wrote itself into the history books as one of the greatest national soccer squads of all time. Or at least, that’s what all the soccer experts are saying. Personally, I don’t take the hyperbole of pundits […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 7/1/12 — Spain

    Stat Line Of The Night — 7/1/12 — Spain

    We rarely award “Stat Line of the Night” honors to an entire team.  Then again, we rarely see an entire team put forth a performance as great as the one we witnessed from the Spanish men’s national soccer team during their 2012 Euro final against Italy at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine yesterday. Anyone […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 6/28/12 — Mario Balotelli

    Stat Line Of The Night — 6/28/12 — Mario Balotelli

    Mario Balotelli is always capable of making an impact on the match every time he steps on the pitch.  The only question is whether that impact is going to be one that hurts or helps his team.  During yesterday’s Euro 2012 semifinal match against Germany, the Italian striker had a large impact on the game, […]

  • Portugal’s Fabio Coentrao Gets Yellow Card For Grabbing Crotch (Video)

    Portugal’s Fabio Coentrao Gets Yellow Card For Grabbing Crotch (Video)

    In soccer, there are several rules that players have to abide by: No touching the ball with your hands, no dangerous slide-tackling, and no grabbing your crotch. Portugal’s Fabio Coentrao learned this the hard way in a recent game after he broke the latter rule in a gesture towards the Spanish bench during their Euro […]

  • 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, […]

  • Check Out This Compilation Of Euro 2012 Bloopers (Video)

    Check Out This Compilation Of Euro 2012 Bloopers (Video)

    Well, the field at Euro 2012 has been whittled down to just four teams. On Wednesday, Portugal and Spain will fight for Iberian supremacy in one semifinal. Then on Thursday, Germany and Italy will square off in the other semifinal. Thus far, this has been one of the more entertaining sporting events in years. No, […]