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  • The 15 Best Goals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 15 Best Goals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Goals have not been in short supply at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. So far 167 of them have been scored, and there are still two games left to play. That’s just four shy of the all-time record set back in 1998. However, Brazil 2014 won’t just be remembered for the quantity of goals scored. […]

  • Here’s the Official Ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals (Pic)

    Here’s the Official Ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals (Pic)

    We know the two teams that will be playing in Sunday’s highly anticipated 2014 FIFA World Cup Final—Argentina and Germany—and now we know which ball they’ll be playing with, thanks to the official Adidas Brazuca Twitter account. Check it out: This is my look for the #WorldCup final. I needed laser surgery, but it was […]

  • Sexy Belgium World Cup Fan Gets Modeling Gig For L’Oreal (Video)

    Sexy Belgium World Cup Fan Gets Modeling Gig For L’Oreal (Video)

    Say hello to Axelle Despiegelaere, who was, until a few days ago, better known as sexy Belgian chick (your nickname may vary).  Now Axelle is becoming known by her proper name as word came that she’s been offered a gig by L’Oreal. She’s only 17, so let’s all be civil and gentlemanly about this, okay? The above […]

  • 30 Hottest Female Fans Spotted at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    30 Hottest Female Fans Spotted at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup has given us a lot of exciting moments over the last four weeks. However, let’s not pretend that it hasn’t given us some pretty dull moments as well, because this is soccer we’re talking about, and there are always a few dull moments. So what did the soccer fans of world […]

  • Watch People Flopping Like Soccer Players in Everyday Life (Video)

    Watch People Flopping Like Soccer Players in Everyday Life (Video)

    We’ve become so desensitized to flopping in soccer (and basketball) that we just consider it part of the game now. No longer is it a trait that’s definitively “European.” And that should sadden us, because flopping is ridiculous and cheap. It’s also very funny. Funny because it’s not like athletes are stuntmen who know how […]

  • The 11 Biggest Blowouts in World Cup History

    The 11 Biggest Blowouts in World Cup History

    The margin of victory needed for a loss to be considered a blowout varies by sport. In baseball we’re generally talking about a loss of seven runs or more. In hockey it’s a loss of five or more goals. In basketball we’re usually talking about deficits of around 20 points. And in football—the American kind—a team is looking at a […]

  • Germany’s 7-1 Beatdown of Brazil at the World Cup Spawned Some Great Memes

    Germany’s 7-1 Beatdown of Brazil at the World Cup Spawned Some Great Memes

    Brazil couldn’t have dropped the ball any worse than they did in their semi-final match against Germany on Tuesday at the World Cup. Yikes. Germany took them out of the running early with a staggering 5-0 lead at halftime, eventually taking them down 7-1. You don’t come back from that. Even if you’re Brazil. Considering the […]

  • 14 Biggest Villains of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    14 Biggest Villains of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    With three huge games left to play, it’s still a little too early do a list of the biggest heroes of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. For all we know, some dude named Otto Von Schlitterbahn will score four goals in extra time to help Germany beat Argentina in the final. (FYI, I just made that name […]

  • The 40 Craziest Fans at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 40 Craziest Fans at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup may not be over, but seeing as how 28 of the 32 teams have been sent packing, the majority of the fans who travelled to Brazil from all around the world have now gone home. And this fact, combined with the realtive lull in the action this week, makes today the […]