Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Levante’s Papakouli Diop Deals With Racism During Game (Video)

    Levante’s Papakouli Diop Deals With Racism During Game (Video)

    Racism is an unfortunate part of soccer culture (not to say that other sports are exempt from it, obviously), and players are coming up with new and different ways of dealing with it. Take, for instance, Papakouli Diop of Levante, who performed a dance in response to some racially-tinged abuse from fans of the opposing […]

  • Dani Alves Eating a Banana Turns Into Awesome Anti-Racism Meme (Pics)

    Dani Alves Eating a Banana Turns Into Awesome Anti-Racism Meme (Pics)

    On Sunday, when some racist asshole threw a banana at Barcelona’s Dani Alves, the Brazilian defender had the perfect response. He picked that banana up and ate it, replenishing his potassium and using someone’s act of hatred to keep his calfs cramp-free late in a close game against Villarreal. Since then, everyone has been talking […]

  • Barcelona’s Dani Alves Eats Banana Thrown At Him by a Fan (Video)

    Barcelona’s Dani Alves Eats Banana Thrown At Him by a Fan (Video)

    Racial tensions can run high in the sport of soccer, with some dumb fans doing things like throwing bananas on the field as a taunt toward Brazilian players. But at a recent game between FC Barcelona and Villarreal, Barcelona’s Dani Alves found the perfect response to the gesture: Pick up the banana, eat the banana, […]

  • 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 […]