Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Watch People Flopping Like Soccer Players in Everyday Life (Video)

    Watch People Flopping Like Soccer Players in Everyday Life (Video)

    We’ve become so desensitized to flopping in soccer (and basketball) that we just consider it part of the game now. No longer is it a trait that’s definitively “European.” And that should sadden us, because flopping is ridiculous and cheap. It’s also very funny. Funny because it’s not like athletes are stuntmen who know how […]

  • The 11 Biggest Blowouts in World Cup History

    The 11 Biggest Blowouts in World Cup History

    The margin of victory needed for a loss to be considered a blowout varies by sport. In baseball we’re generally talking about a loss of seven runs or more. In hockey it’s a loss of five or more goals. In basketball we’re usually talking about deficits of around 20 points. And in football—the American kind—a team is looking at a […]

  • 14 Biggest Villains of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    14 Biggest Villains of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    With three huge games left to play, it’s still a little too early do a list of the biggest heroes of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. For all we know, some dude named Otto Von Schlitterbahn will score four goals in extra time to help Germany beat Argentina in the final. (FYI, I just made that name […]

  • MLS Player Celebrates Goal by Taking Selfie with Fans (Video + Pic)

    MLS Player Celebrates Goal by Taking Selfie with Fans (Video + Pic)

    It was only a matter of time. When Ellen Degeneres took the famous Oscar selfie that set the world record for re-tweets back in February, a kind of selfie arms race began in which every selfie-taking person on earth tried to outdo every other selfie-taking person on earth with the epicness of their selfies. So […]

  • USMNT Eliminated From World Cup Following 2-1 Loss to Belgium (Videos)

    USMNT Eliminated From World Cup Following 2-1 Loss to Belgium (Videos)

    Well, it’s over.  The USMNT are going home. In yet another World Cup Round of 16 match that needed extra time (the second of the day and fifth of the tournament), the USA Men’s National Soccer Team found themselves on the wrong end of a thrilling 2-1 battle with Belgium today, ending their 2014 World Cup […]