Tag Archives: Soccer

  • 9 Best Soccer Players to Never Win the World Cup

    9 Best Soccer Players to Never Win the World Cup

    Well, Argentina lost to Germany in extra time of the finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. And that means Lionel Messi, the man most observers regard as the greatest soccer player on the planet today—winner of six Spanish Liga trophies, three Champions League trophies, and four consecutive World Player of the Year awards—remains without a World […]

  • Rihanna LOVES the Mannschaft, and She Doesn’t Care Who Knows It (Pics)

    Rihanna LOVES the Mannschaft, and She Doesn’t Care Who Knows It (Pics)

    Apparently sensing that the Miami Heat bandwagon was about to disband, pop singer-slash-social media exhibitionist Rihanna decided to pick a new favorite superteam to root for at the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. And, as you may have heard, that team was Germany. So was Rihanna on hand in Rio yesterday to watch […]

  • The 15 Best Goals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 15 Best Goals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Goals have not been in short supply at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. So far 167 of them have been scored, and there are still two games left to play. That’s just four shy of the all-time record set back in 1998. However, Brazil 2014 won’t just be remembered for the quantity of goals scored. […]

  • Here’s the Official Ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals (Pic)

    Here’s the Official Ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals (Pic)

    We know the two teams that will be playing in Sunday’s highly anticipated 2014 FIFA World Cup Final—Argentina and Germany—and now we know which ball they’ll be playing with, thanks to the official Adidas Brazuca Twitter account. Check it out: This is my look for the #WorldCup final. I needed laser surgery, but it was […]

  • 30 Hottest Female Fans Spotted at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    30 Hottest Female Fans Spotted at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup has given us a lot of exciting moments over the last four weeks. However, let’s not pretend that it hasn’t given us some pretty dull moments as well, because this is soccer we’re talking about, and there are always a few dull moments. So what did the soccer fans of world […]

  • 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 […]