Tag Archives: Spain

  • 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 […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 06/24/09 – Tim Howard

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 06/24/09 – Tim Howard

    Total Pro Sports – It was another miracle pulled off by the USA men’s soccer team as they beat the world’s top ranked country, Spain.  Not many people gave them a chance, but Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey provided the goals and Tim Howard did the rest. One thing that makes the Spanish side so […]

  • Iraq Goalie Mohammed Gassid Proves That Soccer Dives Never Get Old

    Iraq Goalie Mohammed Gassid Proves That Soccer Dives Never Get Old

    Total Pro Sports – After watching this video, I can’t help but think that the only thing move painful than a real soccer kick to the face is a fake one.  It is one thing to fake being hurt when you are actually touched, but Iraq goalkeeper Mohammed Gassid looked to have been shot after […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 06/14/09 – Fernando Torres

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 06/14/09 – Fernando Torres

    Total Pro Sports – The Fifa Confederations Cup kicked off yesterday with a couple of matches.  The home side South Africa drew even with Iraq, but the real story was the dominance displayed by European Champions Spain in their 5-0 destruction of New Zealand.  Leading the charge for the Spain was none other than “El […]

  • Record Deal Sends Kaka Packing For Real Madrid

    Record Deal Sends Kaka Packing For Real Madrid

    Total Pro Sports – It has been the most talked about move during transfer season thus far, but Brazilian soccer star Kaka is now officially moving from Italian League team AC Milan to Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid.  So how much money did it take to complete such a move?  A record $94 million, smashing the […]

  • Matador Gored Fighting A Bull, Now Fights For His Life

    Matador Gored Fighting A Bull, Now Fights For His Life

    Total Pro Sports – Just like the saying goes.  “If You mess with the bull, you get the horns.”  Israel Lancho learned that the hard way and now, after losing his fight with the bull, he finds himself in critical condition fighting for his life in a Madrid hospital.  Score one point for mother nature.  […]