Tag Archives: Soccer

  • SportsCenter Commercial Illustrates Soccer To A Tee (Video)

    SportsCenter Commercial Illustrates Soccer To A Tee (Video)

    Perhaps one of the biggest knocks on the game of soccer is the excessive diving.  Even the sport’s most loyal fans can’t seem to stand the sight of its players flipping, flopping and rolling all over the pitch following the slightest bit of contact, or in some cases, no contact at all. Therefore, it is […]

  • Mexico’s Chicharito Scores A Lovely Backheel Goal (Video)

    Mexico’s Chicharito Scores A Lovely Backheel Goal (Video)

    Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez is currently leading all Gold Cup scorers with six goal, but none were prettier, or more important, than his game winner in the 65th minute during Saturday’s quarter-final match against Guatemala. Manchester United fans have grown accustomed to seeing Chicharito display a brilliant finishing touch around the net, and the Mexican fans […]

  • 9 Most Memorable Sports Riots

    9 Most Memorable Sports Riots

    In light of the stupid Vancouver riots that took place earlier this week, we decided to investigate some of the most memorable riots in history, seeing how fans (and players) can react so violently and dangerously to both winning and losing. While none of these actions are forgivable, some were certainly foreseeable (see entry number […]

  • Soccer Practice + No Net = Granny Headshot (Video)

    Soccer Practice + No Net = Granny Headshot (Video)

    Will somebody please get this kid a net to shoot on!  And while you’re at it, how about calling an ambulance to pick up that unconscious granny in the background who was forced to suffer the consequences of this young boys netless soccer practice. Sometimes I can’t help but wonder what the chances are that […]

  • Check Out Eric Hassli’s Incredible Goal From Saturday Night (Video)

    Check Out Eric Hassli’s Incredible Goal From Saturday Night (Video)

    As far as spectacular goals go there have been none more spectacular during the 2011 MLS season than the one scored by the Vancouver Whitecaps’ Eric Hassli on Saturday night.  It was a wild game between the Whitecaps and the Seattle Sounders that saw three goals scored after the 80-minute mark, but Hassli’s volley from […]

  • Ryan Giggs’ Affair With His Sister-In-Law Gets Animated (Video)

    Ryan Giggs’ Affair With His Sister-In-Law Gets Animated (Video)

    The Taiwanese felt the need to give Ryan Giggs’ affair with TV star and glamor model Imogen Thomasv its very own animated twist, so it would only make sense for them to do the same following the breaking news of his most recent affair, this one with the wife of his very own brother. Many may […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 9th) – World Cup 20066

    This Day In Sports History (June 9th) – World Cup 20066

    It was on this day in 2006 that the 18th FIFA World Cup began in Germany.  The tournament started with the host team Germany beating Costa Rica 4-2 in the highest scoring opening match in the history of the competition. This World Cup marked the first time since 1982 that all four semi-finalists were from […]

  • Wayne Rooney Gets A Hair Transplant (Pic)

    Wayne Rooney Gets A Hair Transplant (Pic)

    Most athletes are forced to undergo some form of off-season surgery, whether it is to repair damage to their knee, or to help improve the strength of their rotator cuff.  As for Manchester United star Wayne Rooney, he had a little off-season procedure of his own last week – a hair transplant. The balding 25-year-old […]

  • Bees Injured Every Player In This Brazilian Soccer Match (Video)

    Bees Injured Every Player In This Brazilian Soccer Match (Video)

    A Brazilian soccer match between Corumbaense and Itapora had to be suspended after a swarm of bees wreaked havoc on players from both teams.  At the beginning of the match, one player had to be stretchered off after receiving a sting from one of the angry bees. At this point, you are probably asking yourself, […]

  • Dinamo Bucharest’s Elis Bakaj Dodges A Firecracker  (Video)

    Dinamo Bucharest’s Elis Bakaj Dodges A Firecracker (Video)

    This doesn’t make any sense to me! During a Romanian Cup game against Steaua Bucharest, Dinamo Bucharest striker Elis Bakaj had a wonderful scoring opportunity foiled when a fan of his team decided to throw a firecracker directly in front of him as he made his way towards the opposition’s goal.  The terrible decision from […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 26th) – Manchester United

    This Day In Sports History (May 26th) – Manchester United

    It was on this day in 1999 that Manchester United won their second UEFA Champions League title.  United defeated Bayern Munich 2-1 in a game played at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, Spain. Bayern Munich opened the scoring six minutes into the contest when winger Mario Basler scored on a free kick from just outside […]