Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Mario Balotelli Has Commissioned a Life-Sized Statue…of Himself

    Mario Balotelli Has Commissioned a Life-Sized Statue…of Himself

    Mario Balotelli makes my job fun. Some days you have to write about heroes murdering their girlfriends, or teenage boxers being killed in the ring. But then there are days when you get to write about a dude like Mario—a dude who builds an ATV racetrack in his backyard, sets his house on fire by […]

  • Gareth Bale Scores Another Amazing Goal for Tottenham (Video + GIF)

    Gareth Bale Scores Another Amazing Goal for Tottenham (Video + GIF)

    Gareth Bale: remember the name. Just two weeks ago we told you about an incredible, physics-defying goal that the 23-year-old Welshman scored for Tottenham Hotspur against Lyon in Champions League play. It was one of two on the night for Bale, and it extended his hot streak to 7 goals in 5 games for club and […]

  • PSV and Feyenoord Brawl in Tunnel After Pivotal Dutch Soccer Match (Video)

    PSV and Feyenoord Brawl in Tunnel After Pivotal Dutch Soccer Match (Video)

    The top of the standings in the English Premier League, the Spanish Primera Liga, and the German Bundesliga aren’t exactly crowded this season. In each case, one team sits at the top—Manchester United, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich respectively—enjoying a comfortable lead of at least 12 points over the #2 team. However, things are a lot […]

  • Ref Hit by Flying Rock at Argentine Soccer Match (Video)

    Ref Hit by Flying Rock at Argentine Soccer Match (Video)

    Another week, another story about crazy soccer fans doing crazy things. Last week it was an English fan attacking a goalie. The week before that it was a bunch of AC Milan fans rioting in the streets outside a restaurant where new transfer Mario Balotelli was having dinner. This week it’s a pissed-off fan of […]

  • Southampton’s Jason Puncheon Celebrates Goal By Wiping His Rear (GIF)

    Southampton’s Jason Puncheon Celebrates Goal By Wiping His Rear (GIF)

    Soccer games always seem to provide a plethora of interesting gifs, from awkward goal celebrations to hilarious slow motion reactions from managers. Saturday’s Premier League match-up between Southampton and Manchester City provided both of the above.  First, there was this celebration from Jason Puncheon following his seventh-minute goal, which gave Southampton the 1-0 lead. Check […]

  • Lionel Messi Kissed by a Fan During Argentina-Sweden Friendly (Video)

    Lionel Messi Kissed by a Fan During Argentina-Sweden Friendly (Video)

    No, this is not déjà vu.  Yet another soccer fan has rushed onto the field during a match to show Lionel Messi some affection. The incident took place during a friendlybetween Argentina and Sweden in Stockholm earlier today, as some dude in a Barcelona jersey rushed onto the pitch so that he could rub Messi’s […]

  • English Soccer Fan Storms Pitch and Attacks Goalie (Video)

    English Soccer Fan Storms Pitch and Attacks Goalie (Video)

    All pro sports seem to inspire excess in their fans. This excess is manifested in a variety of ways, mind you—fighting, streaking, drunken lap dancing, running across table tops in a restaurant—but it’s almost always present. Of course, the worst type of excess is when fans invade the field and attack a player or referee. […]

  • AC Milan Fans Riot While Celebrating Arrival of Mario Balotelli (Video)

    AC Milan Fans Riot While Celebrating Arrival of Mario Balotelli (Video)

    As big as football is in the United States, the sport still cannot quite boast about having the country’s undivided attention the way, say, hockey captures the undivided attention of Canadians. And as big as hockey is in Canada, it still somehow pails in comparison to the love of soccer pretty much everywhere else. Need […]