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  • Soccer Fan Faints After Errant Lionel Messi Shot Breaks Her Wrist (Video)

    Soccer Fan Faints After Errant Lionel Messi Shot Breaks Her Wrist (Video)

    You don’t really think about soccer being particularly dangerous for spectators. Baseball, yes. Hockey, yes. Golf, yes. Motorsports, hell yes. But soccer? Not really, no. The players wear shin pads and the goalies wear padded gloves. But that’s about it for the safety equipment. How dangerous could soccer really be to spectators? Well, funny thing, […]

  • Congo Soccer Referee Brutally Attacked By Fans (Video)

    Congo Soccer Referee Brutally Attacked By Fans (Video)

    As far as fan attacks on soccer referees go, this has to be the worst I’ve ever seen. It comes from a Congolese match between DCMP and Dauphin Noir, with the fans of the former storming the field upon the final whistle to take their frustrations out on the poor official. For those who don’t […]

  • Roma’s Edin Dzeko With One of the Worst Misses Ever (Video)

    Roma’s Edin Dzeko With One of the Worst Misses Ever (Video)

    AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko was positioned approximately six feet out from a wide open 24-foot goal with a perfect pass right at his feet.  Missing the goal seemed almost impossible for the Bosnian forward, but he still managed to make a meal of it. Check it out: Edin Dzeko with a superb miss tonight (He did […]

  • This Soccer Free Kick Had The Most Ridiculous Curve You’ll Ever See (Video)

    This Soccer Free Kick Had The Most Ridiculous Curve You’ll Ever See (Video)

    I’m no physicist, but I’m pretty sure there’s no way to explain the spin on this free kick by Penang FA striker Mohd Faiz Subri during a Malaysian Super League match, other than magic and/or a strong gust of wind. Watch and see if yo can explain that wicked left-to-right spin: Cc @sukanstar pic.twitter.com/AeCWKS0aiL — Fadhlan […]

  • Ref Shot & Killed On The Field By Soccer Player He Red Carded

    Ref Shot & Killed On The Field By Soccer Player He Red Carded

    Just absolutely horrible turn of events at a soccer game in Argentina. A referee was murdered just moments after he showed a player a red card. Cesar Flores, 48, was shot three times, in the head, chest and neck, by the attacker who is still at large and being hunted by authorities. Another player was also shot in the chest […]

  • This Soccer Dive Is Just The Worst (Video)

    This Soccer Dive Is Just The Worst (Video)

    I’m not sure who should be more embarrassed here: Valencia defender David Pasquel for this ridiculous dive during a UEFA Youth League game against Celtic, or the referee for actually buying the flop and calling a foul on Celtic’s Jack Aitchison? Watch: Hat Tip – [Who Ate All The Pies?]

  • Real Betis Fan Tried to Spit on Cristiano Ronaldo (Video)

    Real Betis Fan Tried to Spit on Cristiano Ronaldo (Video)

    Real Betis was able to keep Cristiano Ronaldo off his game during Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Real Madrid in La Liga action. Most of the credit for shutting down Ronaldo will go to their defenders and keeper, and rightfully so.  But at least a bit of recognition should be given to the Betis fans, who were doing […]

  • Roberto Mancini Says Napoli Manager Maurizio Sarri Called Him a F*ggot

    Roberto Mancini Says Napoli Manager Maurizio Sarri Called Him a F*ggot

    Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini claims Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri called him a “finocchio,” which is Italian for f*ggot. As a result, Sarri has been suspended for two games by Italian soccer officials. The incident occurred in the closing minutes of Inter’s 2-0 win over Napoli in Tuesday night’s Italian Cup quarterfinal. Mancini got sent […]

  • FC Dallas Draft Pick Has Best Instagram Handle Ever (Tweets)

    FC Dallas Draft Pick Has Best Instagram Handle Ever (Tweets)

    So the MLS SuperDraft is going on right now. If that means something to you, great! But if not, stick around anyway, because this story is fantastic. On Tuesday afternoon, FC Dallas selected a kid named Colin Bonner out of UNC Wilmington with the fourth pick of the third round of the draft. It seemed […]

  • Neymar to Become First Soccer Player to Get His Own Air Jordans

    Neymar to Become First Soccer Player to Get His Own Air Jordans

    Big news for sneakerheads today. According to the folks at Sole Collector, this fall Nike’s Jordan Brand will release a special Neymar edition of their Air Jordan 5 Lows. What’s the big deal? Well you see, lots of basketball players have gotten their own retro Jordans, and there have even been a few athletes from […]

  • AC Milan Players and Big Boobs Star in New Toyo Tires Commercial (Video)

    AC Milan Players and Big Boobs Star in New Toyo Tires Commercial (Video)

    What’s the best way to convince Italians to buy tires? Well, the working theory over at Toyo Tires, apparently, is soccer players and boobs. In the Japanese tire manufacturer’s latest Italian commercial, released just in time for Christmas, they got AC Milan stars Ignazio Abate, Keisuke Honda, Mattia De Sciglio and Riccardo Montolivo to team […]