Tag Archives: Spain

  • Perhaps Netherlands Could Have Used Some Old Spice (Video)

    Perhaps Netherlands Could Have Used Some Old Spice (Video)

    Now that the dust has settled on Spain’s 2010 World Cup victory in South Africa, several soccer pundits will attempt to explain why the Netherlands have once again come up short on the big stage.  Some will point to the fact that they deviated from their typical game plan in order to bring a more […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Paul The Octopus’ Secret Unveiled

    Picture Of The Day: Paul The Octopus’ Secret Unveiled

    It was a marvelous World Cup run that ended in triumph.  And no, we are not talking about the Spaniards, who captured their first ever World Cup title with a 1-0 extra time win over the Netherlands on Sunday.  Instead, we are referring to Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted all eight of the games […]

  • Picture Of The Day: This Ref Likes What He Sees

    Picture Of The Day: This Ref Likes What He Sees

    It is the World Cup semi-finals between Germany and Spain.  The beautiful Durban Stadium is filled with some of the world’s best footballers, including David Villa, Xavi, Andrés Iniesta, Carles Puyol, Lukas Podolski, Phillip Lahm and Bastian Schweinsteiger, among others.  The score is tied nil-nil almost 40 minutes in and with both teams getting their […]

  • Hey Germany, PROBLEM?

    Hey Germany, PROBLEM?

    After a long run which saw them trounc Wise Media Group Digital Publisher e the likes of England and Argentina, the German national football team finally met their match when they took on Spain in the semi-finals at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.  It was a hard-fought battle between the two teams, but […]

  • Paul The Octopus Disappoints Germans By Picking Spain

    Paul The Octopus Disappoints Germans By Picking Spain

    Meet Paul the Octopus.  This eight-legged creature was once the prized mascot of the German national football team until he picked Spain to prevail in their World Cup semi-final match which takes place today at Durban Stadium. Paul has correctly predicted the outcome of Germany’s five previous World Cup games, but this is one time […]

  • Spain’s Sergio Ramos Kicked in the Head

    Spain’s Sergio Ramos Kicked in the Head

    Spain’s Sergio Ramos was happy to see their World Cup match against Paraguay end. He was happy to see anything after taking a cleat to the head near the end of the game. But it was worth it for Ramos and the Spaniards as they beat Paraguay 1-0, eliminated them from the tournament and now […]

  • Colombian Authorities Find World Cup Made Of Cocaine

    Colombian Authorities Find World Cup Made Of Cocaine

    During this time every four years, it is not unusual to find football-crazy fans around the world creating their own version of the FIFA World Cup trophy.  But while most would opt for materials such as plastic or paper-mâché, in Columbia they prefer the use of a different substance: cocaine. Colombian authorities found a 36-centimeter-high […]

  • BLUBLUBLUBLUBLUB (GIF)

    BLUBLUBLUBLUBLUB (GIF)

    The only time a soccer player should make a face like this is when they’re walking toward the jet engine of their private G5.  Or in Iker Casillas’ case, right after making two important goal line saves in a nil-nil knockout game at the FIFA World Cup.  Close call, but those two saves would increase […]

  • You Will Never See A More Disgusting Goring Than This!

    You Will Never See A More Disgusting Goring Than This!

    I have never fully understood the concept behind bullfighting, and this is exactly why.  This afternoon in the arena of Las Ventas in Madrid, Spanish bullfighter Julio Aparicio was the victim of one of the most gruesome gorings I have ever seen. The perpetrator was a bull by the name of Opíparo, and when the […]

  • He Must Have Really Wanted That Jersey (Video)

    He Must Have Really Wanted That Jersey (Video)

    Exchanging jerseys with the opposition has become somewhat of a tradition following soccer matches, but after the Spanish team Malaga completed their final game of the season, some of their players decided to share their jerseys with the fans instead.

    Seems like a nice gesture. At least that was what I thought, until I saw this.

  • Parador de Malaga Golf Course Is Not A Sight For Sore Eyes

    Parador de Malaga Golf Course Is Not A Sight For Sore Eyes

    And we thought lions were the scariest thing ever situated next to a golf course.  Not anymore, thanks in large part to the Parador de Malaga golf course, which hosted the Andalucia Open last weekend in Spain. This “picturesque” golf course has been awkwardly constructed right next to a nudist beach, and that has only […]

  • Usain Bolt Shows Off Soccer Skills In Real Madrid Season Opener

    Usain Bolt Shows Off Soccer Skills In Real Madrid Season Opener

    Total Pro Sports – It was the beginning of the great new era in Real Madrid, and what better way to usher it in than with the reigning “fastest man in the world”, Usain Bolt.  The 100-meter and 200-meter world record holder was in attendance for the Spanish powerhouse’s opening game this weekend at the […]