Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Lithuanian Soccer Teammates Fight Each Other During Game (Video)

    Lithuanian Soccer Teammates Fight Each Other During Game (Video)

    If I say two soccer players got sent off for fighting, you automatically assume I’m talking about two players on opposing teams. And I certainly don’t blame you. However, in this case, I’m actually talking about teammates. The team? Top-tier Lithuanian side Dainava Alytus. During a recent league match against Banga, which they lost 1-0, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    It was on this day in 1974 that Pele officially retired from the game of soccer.  The announcement marked the end of the Brazilian’s 18-year career with Santos Futebol Clube. Pele played a total of 605 games for Santos and scored an incredible 589 goals.  He would also suit up for his national team a […]

  • Gruesome Injury: Iranian Soccer Player Breaks Leg in Half (Video)

    Gruesome Injury: Iranian Soccer Player Breaks Leg in Half (Video)

    Don’t you just hate it when you’re playing soccer and your leg breaks in half? I’m sure Ferydoon Zandi does. He experienced just such an annoyance on Saturday. Okay, all jokes aside, this is horrible, horrible stuff. Zandi is a 34-year-old German-born Iranian soccer player. He’s played professionally for a number of teams in four different countries and […]

  • 21 Awesome Neymar GIFs

    21 Awesome Neymar GIFs

    Serious soccer fans have been following the career of Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior—or simply Neymar for short—for several years now. The 21-year-old Brazilian has finished in the top 10 in voting for FIFA’s player of the year award, and in 2011 he won the Puskás Award for best goal of the year. However, all […]

  • Danish Soccer Fan Celebrates Every Victory by Taking Her Shirt Off (Video)

    Danish Soccer Fan Celebrates Every Victory by Taking Her Shirt Off (Video)

    Earlier this week, the part of the internet that cares about soccer—which is sizable—went a little nuts over a female fan of Danish club Brøndby IF.  Why? Because she took her top off to celebrate the club’s first win of the season. Pretty neat, right? Here’s the kicker, though. The woman didn’t do it because […]

  • Every Goal Celebration From FIFA 14 in One Cool Video (Video)

    Every Goal Celebration From FIFA 14 in One Cool Video (Video)

    Earlier in the week, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake provided us with a look at “The Evolution of the End Zone Dance,” but it should be noted that celebratory dances have evolved in other sports as well over the years.  Soccer would have to be a prime example of this, as goal celebrations have come […]

  • This Madrid Cop Has No Idea Who Gareth Bale Is (Video)

    This Madrid Cop Has No Idea Who Gareth Bale Is (Video)

    Not everyone in Spain’s capital city is a huge Real Madrid fan. Some are Athlético Madrid fans. And apparently there’s at least one dude who, crazy as it seems, doesn’t follow the beautiful game at all. How do we know this? Because the guy had no idea who Gareth Bale is. Now, I realize that you may not know who […]