Tag Archives: Italy

  • The Hottest Countries at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    The Hottest Countries at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Finally, the 2014 FIFA World Cup is here! For the next month the greatest soccer players in the world (well, most of them) will gather in Brazil to compete for the game’s ultimate prize, and joining them, of course, will be hundreds of thousands of rabid fans. Who will win? No idea. Who has the hottest fans? Now that I […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 11th) — España ’82

    This Day In Sports History (July 11th) — España ’82

    It was on this day in 1982 that the World Cup of Soccer finals were played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, Spain.  Italy would go on to claim their third World Cup title with a 3-1 victory over West Germany. Italy finished the round robin stage with three draws, tying them with Cameroon […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 9th) – Italy Men’s Soccer Team

    This Day In Sports History (July 9th) – Italy Men’s Soccer Team

    It was on this day in 2006 that the finals for the World Cup were held at Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.  Italy defeated France in penalty kicks to capture their fourth World Cup title. France was awarded a penalty kick just seven minutes into the match and French captain Zinedine Zidane capitalized, giving the […]

  • Mario Balotelli Scores Goal, Tiziano Crudeli Loses His Mind (Video)

    Mario Balotelli Scores Goal, Tiziano Crudeli Loses His Mind (Video)

    I don’t know who first came up with the idea to put a TV camera on AC Milan play-by-play announcer Tiziano Crudeli, but it really must have been a no-brainer. I don’t think any announcer in sports today gets as worked up and gives as many over-the-top reactions as he does. Of course, Crudeli’s allegiance […]

  • Genoa C.F.C. President Kicks Photographer, Smashes His Camera (Video)

    Genoa C.F.C. President Kicks Photographer, Smashes His Camera (Video)

    Genoa C.F.C is one of the lesser known clubs from Italy’s top flight soccer division, Serie A.  Their last significant title came back in 1937, when they won their only Italian Cup.  And this season they finished in 17th out of 20 teams, barely avoiding relegation.  That would be one of the reasons why the […]