Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Soccer Player Saves Opponent’s Life During Game (Video)

    Soccer Player Saves Opponent’s Life During Game (Video)

    Despite all the diving and fan riots, soccer can still be a sport that promotes good sportsmanship.  We’ve seen examples of this in the past, but perhaps nothing can compare to what we saw from Ukranian Premier League player Jaba Kankava, who went above and beyond the call of duty, saving the life of opponent Oleh […]

  • Jordan Soccer League Produces Ridiculous 35-Yard Backheel Goal (Video)

    Jordan Soccer League Produces Ridiculous 35-Yard Backheel Goal (Video)

    There are reasons why they call soccer, “the beautiful game.”  The diving isn’t one of them.  And the same can be said for the horrifying ankle injuries. The reason they call it “the beautiful game” is because of goals like this one from Al-Wehdat striker Motaz Salhani during a Jordan Premier League game against Al-Ramtha. Check it out: […]

  • Mario Balotelli Blasts Diego Costa in the Groin With a Free Kick (GIF)

    Mario Balotelli Blasts Diego Costa in the Groin With a Free Kick (GIF)

    AC Milan’s run for their eighth UEFA Champions League title officially ended today when they were knocked out of the European club tournament by Atletico Madrid.  But before making his exit, Milan striker Mario Balotelli was able to leave one final mark on this year’s Champions League tourney. Unfortunately for Atletico’s Diego Costa, that mark […]

  • The 30 Most Hideous Soccer Jerseys of All Time

    The 30 Most Hideous Soccer Jerseys of All Time

    The vast majority of soccer uniforms are pretty unadventurous. In hockey and football they wear shirts and pants with bold blocks of color and lots of stripes, but in soccer the designs are typically more subdued.  This is certainly the case with the uniforms the U.S. Men’s National Team will wear at the 2014 FIFA […]

  • Watch This Incredible Act of Fair Play From Werder Bremen’s Aaron Hunt (Video)

    Watch This Incredible Act of Fair Play From Werder Bremen’s Aaron Hunt (Video)

    During soccer matches, we often witness players taking dives before begging the officials to penalize the other team.  What we rarely see is a player take a dive before begging the official not to penalize the other team, but that’s exactly what unfolded during Saturday’s Bundesliga match between Nurnberg and Werder Bremen, as Bremen’s Aaron Hart […]

  • Neymar and His Brazil Teammates Have Fun With Young Pitch Invader (Video)

    Neymar and His Brazil Teammates Have Fun With Young Pitch Invader (Video)

    What’s the cutoff age when pitch invasions turn from cute and acceptable, to wrong and punishable? Whatever that age barrier may be, this young pitch invader from yesterday’s friendly between South Africa and Brazil in Johannesburg still falls on the “cute and acceptable” side of it.  At least that’s the impression we got from Neymar and […]

  • Brazil’s Chubby Ronaldo Still Has Some Pretty Wicked Moves (GIF)

    Brazil’s Chubby Ronaldo Still Has Some Pretty Wicked Moves (GIF)

    At 37 years of age, legendary Brazilian striker Ronaldo is at least 10 years past his prime and about 30 pounds overweight. However, while the body may slow (and in his case, get bigger), the instincts and muscle memory remain. So does Ronaldo, the 3x FIFA World Player of the Year-turned-portly retiree, still have some […]