Tag Archives: Italy

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 8th) – World Cup 1990

    This Day In Sports History (June 8th) – World Cup 1990

    It was on this day in 1990 that the 14th FIFA World Cup began in Italy.  Italy became the second nation to host the tournament for a second time, joining Mexico who held the competition in 1970, and again in 1986. The Italians would host the reigning champions Argentina in one semi-final, while the defending […]

  • Mario Balotelli Tries On Some New Haircuts For Nike Commercial (Video)

    Mario Balotelli Tries On Some New Haircuts For Nike Commercial (Video)

    With the start of the EURO 2012 tournament right around the corner, Nike Football has continued to move forward with their “My Time Is Now” campaign.  Their latest stop has taken them to a barbershop in Paris, where Manchester City’s Mario Balotelli decided to try on a few hairdos as he looks to represent his Italian […]

  • Piermario Morosini Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Serie B Match (Video)

    Piermario Morosini Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Serie B Match (Video)

    Tragedy has stuck the sporting world once again. During an Italian Serie B soccer match between Livorno and Pescara, a frightening scene unfolded on the pitch, as Livorno’s Piermario Morosini collapsed while suffering a cardiac arrest during the 31st minute.  The medical staff quickly rushed onto the field in an attempt to resuscitate the 25-year-old, […]

  • Kickboxer Gets Knocked Out…Of The Ring (Video)

    Kickboxer Gets Knocked Out…Of The Ring (Video)

    During a kickboxing match in Trieste, Italy, Giuseppe Patane was on the receiving end of several vicious shots.  However, many of us are left wondering which shot was the hardest?  The deadly left-right-left combo from his opponent, Tadas Jonkus, which knocked him unconscious, or his ensuing spill through the ropes that resulted in him landing […]