Tag Archives: Soccer

  • 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 […]

  • Chelsea’s Eden Hazard Kicked a Ball Boy (Video)

    Chelsea’s Eden Hazard Kicked a Ball Boy (Video)

    In this week’s edition of “Soccer Players Behaving Badly” we have something that I don’t think I’ve ever seen before: a player kicking a ball boy.  And not in an “oops, I didn’t see you there buddy” kind of way, but rather, in a “give me the god–mn ball you little sh-t” kind of way. […]

  • Referee Slide Tackles Zenit Player During Soccer Friendly (Video)

    Referee Slide Tackles Zenit Player During Soccer Friendly (Video)

    Most people in the sporting world will tell you that the best referees are the ones that you barely notice, but you have to believe that even some of the best officials out there would love to get in on the action from time to time.  Especially when you consider the fact that many of them […]

  • Peruvian Goalkeeper Makes Not One, But Two Insane Saves in a Row (Video)

    Peruvian Goalkeeper Makes Not One, But Two Insane Saves in a Row (Video)

    When a player on your favorite team exercises poor judgment or makes a major blunder, heartburn and hairpulling is often the result. However, every once in a while a boneheaded play actually sets up something truly remarkable. And that’s what we have for you here. During a recent match between Peru and Uruguay at the […]

  • 25 Most Memorable Sports Moments Of 2012

    25 Most Memorable Sports Moments Of 2012

    Events such as LeBron James’ first championship, the Kings winning the Stanley Cup, and the London Olympic games might seem like distant memories now that we’re focused on the NFL, but all of it went down in 2012. It just goes to show that a lot can happen in a year, and it’s easy for […]

  • Brazil’s Falcao Scores Ridiculous Futsal Goal (Video)

    Brazil’s Falcao Scores Ridiculous Futsal Goal (Video)

    Futsal is a version of soccer played on a smaller field with fewer players, usually indoors. Though it’s not really that popular in North America, it is popular recreationally throughout the rest of the soccer-loving world. And of course, in soccer-mad Brazil they even have a pretty popular professional futsal league. The greatest superstar of […]

  • Is This the Worst Free Kick Ever? (Video)

    Is This the Worst Free Kick Ever? (Video)

    In recent months we have seen some pretty terrible penalty kicks. There was the terrible one by Jonathan Soriano of Red Bull Salzberg in Austria. And there was that equally terrible one by Brazilian superstar Neymar. However, while these awful shots must have been extremely embarrassing to the players who took them, they at least […]