Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Peru’s Juan Manuel Vargas Delivers An Elbow To The Face (Video)

    Peru’s Juan Manuel Vargas Delivers An Elbow To The Face (Video)

    With Peru’s surprising run at the 2011 Copa America looking like it was about to come to an end, as they trailed Uruguay 2-0 during their semi-final match last night, Juan Manuel Vargas was not about to go out quietly.  Instead, he made some noise, in the form of an elbow to the face of […]

  • 9 Oldest Soccer Clubs in the World

    9 Oldest Soccer Clubs in the World

    Football, soccer, calcio, fútbol, Fußball—whatever you want to call it, “The Beautiful Game” has a long and rich history. What’s interesting, however, is that this history is not very well known, given that we’re talking about the world’s most popular sport. You see, “football” was a widely popular sport in England in the mid 19th […]

  • Sepak Takraw Looks Like A Pretty Awesome Sport (Video)

    Sepak Takraw Looks Like A Pretty Awesome Sport (Video)

    If you have never heard of Sepak Takraw, you are not alone.  This rarely seen sport combines many of the rules of volleyball with the skills exhibited in soccer to form an exciting game where teams of three use their athleticism to kick the ball back and forth over a net. So why don’t we […]

  • Backwards Penalty Shot Got UAE’s Awana Diab In Trouble (Video)

    Backwards Penalty Shot Got UAE’s Awana Diab In Trouble (Video)

    With his team holding a commanding 5-2 lead over Lebanon during Sunday’s friendly match, UAE’s Awana Diab was looking to make things a little more challenging as he stepped up to take a penalty kick in the 79th minute.  What he came up with was a backheel-backwards penalty shot, which resulted in a goal, but […]

  • Picture Of The Day: I Think We’re Gonna Need More Players

    Picture Of The Day: I Think We’re Gonna Need More Players

    Table football, or fussball, as it is often referred to, usually requires either two or four players, except when you are playing in Berlin. You could probably get away with playing a one-on-one or two-on-two game on this giant fussball table, but chances are you will end up doing more running in a 10 minute […]

  • Golf Cart Carrying Real Madrid Players Runs Over Woman (Video)

    Golf Cart Carrying Real Madrid Players Runs Over Woman (Video)

    Real Madrid are in Los Angeles preparing to take on the MLS’s L.A. Galaxy in a friendly match as they prepare for the start of the La Liga season.  With the team using the facilities at UCLA to get ready for Saturday’s game, some of the ladies on campus were looking to do whatever it […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Breasts Unite Countries

    Picture Of The Day: Breasts Unite Countries

    Last night Paraguay took on Venezuela in a crucial Group C match at the Copa America with a spot in the quarter-finals on the line.  That is usually enough to get fans from both countries at each others’ throats, but one thing we can learn for the above image is that sometimes all it takes […]

  • Brazilian Fans Petition To Make Lionel Messi One Of Their Own

    Brazilian Fans Petition To Make Lionel Messi One Of Their Own

    There is no denying the fact that Lionel Messi is currently the greatest soccer player in the world.  Any individual from any country will agree with that assessment…except for an Argentinean. For as long as he has been representing his country on the international level, the people of Argentina have continued to argue that Messi’s […]

  • Emmanuel Adebayor Makes It Rain At Ghana Meets Naija Concert (Video)

    Emmanuel Adebayor Makes It Rain At Ghana Meets Naija Concert (Video)

    After signing a five-year contract with Manchester City that pays him approximately £175000 a week back in July 2009, it appears as though Emmanuel Adebayor is happily spreading the wealth.  Those profiting from his charitable attitude were a couple of dancers who found themselves under a storm of bills after the Man City striker made […]

  • Lionel Messi Misses By A Mile (Video)

    Lionel Messi Misses By A Mile (Video)

    During my lifetime I feel as though I have watched thousands of soccer players send attempts on goal at least 3o feet wide of the target, but never have I seen the world’s greatest player, Lionel Messi, suffer from the same lack of accuracy as the rest of his less-talented counterparts.  Last night he stooped […]