Tag Archives: france

  • Fans Rejoice As The All Blacks Win The Rugby World Cup (Video)

    Fans Rejoice As The All Blacks Win The Rugby World Cup (Video)

    They have waited a long time, but after winning the first ever Rugby World Cup in 1987, the New Zealand All Blacks have finally won their second World Cup title after defeating France in the final on Sunday at Eden Park in Auckland. Despite entering almost every Rugby World Cup tournament as the favorite, the […]

  • Canada’s Christine Sinclair Takes A Shot Off Her Broken Nose (Video)

    Canada’s Christine Sinclair Takes A Shot Off Her Broken Nose (Video)

    Canada’s Christine Sinclair showed an incredible amount of guts when she continued playing during her team’s first game of the Women;s World Cup against Germany on Sunday, despite suffering a broken nose.  She would go on to score Canada’s only goal of the game on a spectacular free kick, but heading into today’s must-win game […]

  • Cow Crossing Causes Cycling Pile Up (Video)

    Cow Crossing Causes Cycling Pile Up (Video)

    Holding a cycling race on a street that passes through the grassy fields where cows graze may not seem like such a bad idea, but it turned out to be a catastrophic mess during the Critérium du Dauphiné cycling race in France this weekend. The race is said to be a tune-up for cyclists prior […]

  • Zinedine Zidane’s Still Got It! (Video)

    Zinedine Zidane’s Still Got It! (Video)

    At the age of 38, retired French footballer Zinedine Zidane may not be able to throw a headbutt like he used to, but it doesn’t appear as though his feet have lost an ounce of the finesse that once made him the greatest player in the world. Check out how he makes a mockery of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Nicolas Anelka’s Goal Celebration Is The Epitome Of Douchebaggery

    Nicolas Anelka’s Goal Celebration Is The Epitome Of Douchebaggery

    I hated Nicolas Anelka before, when he thought he was too good to be playing for France’s 2010 World Cup squad.  And after this goal celebration, I think I hate him even more now. For those who don’t get it, allow me to explain.  After a heated exchange between himself and head coach Raymond Domenech […]

  • 9 Calls Worse Than Yesterday’s Bears/Lions Decision

    9 Calls Worse Than Yesterday’s Bears/Lions Decision

    Whenever we get too comfortable with the job our referees are doing, there’s always a play like the one in yesterday’s in Bears/Lions game to shake things up and merit new discussions on how much our refs suck. While the call seemed to be inline with the rule, the fact remains that any rule declaring […]

  • Picture Of The Day: I Think You’re Going To Need A Bigger Bowl

    Picture Of The Day: I Think You’re Going To Need A Bigger Bowl

    Raphael Biagini took ten minutes to reel in this monster during a fishing trip in France.  At 30 pounds, it is believed to be the largest koi carp ever caught.  Once Raphael took some time to catch his breath and take a picture with his catch, he was forced to release the giant gold fish.  […]

  • Incredible Pass Leads To Great Soccer Goal

    Incredible Pass Leads To Great Soccer Goal

    With the English Premier League well under way, and the Italian Serie A and Spanish La Liga set to kick off this weekend, the eyes of football fans will likely be fixated on those leagues.  But for a few seconds, it is the French Ligue 2 that has many people talking after this brilliant goal […]

  • Italian And French Football Clubs Brawl During Not-So-Friendly Friendly

    Italian And French Football Clubs Brawl During Not-So-Friendly Friendly

    The Italians and the French have never seemed to enjoy each others’ company on the soccer pitch, and that was evident once again when Sardinia’s Cagliari took on Corsica’s Bastia in what was supposed to be a friendly match on Wednesday.  Instead, it turned out to be anything but friendly as the teams from the […]

  • Are These Zidane Inspired Commercials Really To Violent For TV?

    Are These Zidane Inspired Commercials Really To Violent For TV?

    Four years ago in Germany, French captain Zinedine Zidane was penalized for headbutting Italian defender Marco Materazzi during extra time of the 2006 World Cup final.  Zidane would be sent off the pitch with a straight red card, Italy would win in a shootout, and the image of his head driving into the chest of […]