Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Usain Bolt Wants To Try Out For Manchester United

    Usain Bolt Wants To Try Out For Manchester United

    So apparently the World’s Fastest Man, Usain Bolt, thinks he could cut it as a professional soccer player on one of the best teams in the greatest league in the world. Nobody ever said the guy lacked confidence. On Monday, the 2008 and 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the 100m sprint told UK paper The […]

  • Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    In the everyday world, they call it a “headbutt.”  In the soccer world, it’s called a “Zidane.” The headbutt earned that named in the soccer world after famous soccer star Zinedine Zidane headbutted Italian opponent Marco Materazzi during the finals of the 2006 World Cup.  That act earned Zidane a red card in his final […]

  • USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    Abby Wambach and Sydney Leroux scored goals in the 27th and 87th minutes, respectively, to give the USA women’s soccer team a 2-0 quarterfinal victory over New Zealand, ending the Kiwi’s hopes for an Olympic medal at the 2012 London Games. Despite being outplayed for much of the match, the Kiwi’s still had a shot […]

  • Soccer Goal With A WWE-Style Celebration (Video)

    Soccer Goal With A WWE-Style Celebration (Video)

    If I told you that I thought soccer players would make great WWE wrestlers, you’d probably think that assumption had everything to do with their uncanny ability to simulate an injury.  And while that may be true for most soccer players around the world, it isn’t the case for Monterrey striker Angel Reyna. Instead, his […]

  • Swiss Soccer Player Michel Morganella Sent Home From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    Swiss Soccer Player Michel Morganella Sent Home From Olympics For Racist Tweet

    Last week, Greek triple-jump champion Voula Papachristou was banned from participating in the Olympics due to a racist Tweet that read, “with so many Africans in Greece, at least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat homemade food.” Now, Swiss soccer player Michel Morganella has become the second athlete to be sent home from the 2012 Summer […]

  • If You Fielded A Soccer WAG Team, I Would Probably Look Something Like This (Photo)

    If You Fielded A Soccer WAG Team, I Would Probably Look Something Like This (Photo)

    Spain may have the best soccer team in the world, but they certainly don’t have the best looking team on the planet.  That distinction belongs to the All-WAG team featured in the above image, which includes beauties like Irina Shayk (Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend since 2010),  Sara Carbonero (Iker Casillas’ woman), and Abbey Clancy (Peter Crouch’s […]

  • Brawl And Knockout During Amateur Soccer Game (Video)

    Brawl And Knockout During Amateur Soccer Game (Video)

    Sometimes sports bring out the best in us. That, certainly, is the idea behind every Olympic marketing scheme ever created. But more often than not, sports have the tendency to bring out the worst in us. The best examples of this, of course, are sports fights. It doesn’t matter what kind of sporting event we’re […]