Tag Archives: Italy

  • 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 […]

  • Italian Prison Inmates Sure Do Love Mario Balotelli (Video)

    Italian Prison Inmates Sure Do Love Mario Balotelli (Video)

    Gianluigi Buffon has won eight Serie A goalkeeper of the year awards, three UEFA Team of the Year honors, one European Footballer of the Year award, a Yashin Award, and most importantly, he backstopped the Italian national team to the World Cup title in 2006. Mario Balotelli has won…well, nothing really. So why would Balotelli […]

  • Chievo’s Marcolini Shows Some Range With 45-meter Goal (Video)

    Chievo’s Marcolini Shows Some Range With 45-meter Goal (Video)

    It isn’t often that a misplayed ball just inside your own half of center turns into a goal less than two seconds later, but then again, there aren’t many players with the accuracy and range of Chievo’s Michele Marcolini. During yesterday’s Italian Serie A action, Marcolini was on the receiving end of an errant pass […]

  • Milan And Bari Give Us The Strangest Pre-Match Warm-Ups Ever! (Video)

    Milan And Bari Give Us The Strangest Pre-Match Warm-Ups Ever! (Video)

    Talk about confusion.  I can only imagine that is what fans at the San Siro were faced with after watching what appeared to be players from AC Milan and Bari taking the pitch for warm-ups and performing some rather strange acts, whether it was dancing, swimming, limboing, or playing frisbee. Despite bearing a striking resemblance […]