Tag Archives: MLS

  • New York Red Bulls Fans Can’t Spell (Photo)

    New York Red Bulls Fans Can’t Spell (Photo)

    Some sports fans will spend hours upon hours creating a clever sign that they can bring to the game and show off while cheering for their team.  But if you are sitting in the front row of a soccer game and you know that YOU’RE (you’ll understand why this is bolded in a second) sign […]

  • Thierry Henry Scores Wicked Corner Kick “Olimpico” Goal (Video)

    Thierry Henry Scores Wicked Corner Kick “Olimpico” Goal (Video)

    In Spanish, they call a goal scored directly off a corner kick “el gol olimpico” in reference to a goal scored by Argentina’s Cesáreo Onzari against Uruguay—the Olympic soccer champions—back in 1924. But in English? Well, both in the UK and North America, there’s never been a cool name for a corner kick goal besides, […]

  • Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    In the everyday world, they call it a “headbutt.”  In the soccer world, it’s called a “Zidane.” The headbutt earned that named in the soccer world after famous soccer star Zinedine Zidane headbutted Italian opponent Marco Materazzi during the finals of the 2006 World Cup.  That act earned Zidane a red card in his final […]

  • Vancouver Whitecaps’ Eric Hassli Scores On An Incredible Volley (Video)

    Vancouver Whitecaps’ Eric Hassli Scores On An Incredible Volley (Video)

    Scoring a goal against Toronto FC isn’t much of an accomplishment these days, unless it is done in a brilliant fashion similar to what Eric Hassli of the Vancouver Whitecaps provided last night. With the Whitecaps trailing 1-0 in the 91st minute, Hassli volleyed a cross from teammate Alain Rocha past the Toronto keeper and […]