Futbol

Hey Look, Barca Signed Alen ‘Balkan Messi’ Halilović

03/02/2014
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Hey Look, Barca Signed Alen ‘Balkan Messi’ Halilović

And, he’s playing on their B Team. Soccer is fun. It was a winter of discontent for Barcelona in the transfer market. Not only did they not sign anyone, but the chaos surrounding Neymar’s transfer last summer saw their president resign and the club accused of tax fraud allegations that they continue to deny. However,…

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This Lionel Messi Parade Float Is Awesome AND Unsettling

02/20/2014
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This Lionel Messi Parade Float Is Awesome AND Unsettling

Courtesy of @TeamLioMessi comes this image from the Carnival of Lincoln, Argentina. Here’s some semi-related video to give you a sense of that carnaval.

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Watch Lionel Messi Score A Goalazo In A Monsoon

02/10/2014
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Watch Lionel Messi Score A Goalazo In A Monsoon

Before Sunday, it felt like it’d been forever and a few months since I’d seen Lionel Messi score the type of goal with which the world has become accustomed with him scoring. This could be, in part, because of the fact that it was his first in open league play in nearly 700 minutes of…

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Hey Futbol Fans: Please Help My Cousin’s Daughter’s Teammate Get Into The Man U Soccer School

01/31/2014
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Hey Futbol Fans: Please Help My Cousin’s Daughter’s Teammate Get Into The Man U Soccer School

I know, I know, many of you can’t stand Manchester United. I barely can. But this isn’t about me. Or you. It’s about Cassidy, a young soccer player from Virginia who wants more than anything else to get into the Man U Soccer School. On her trek to juggle the ball 2,000 times, she’s already…

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Check Out This Golazo By A 9-Year-Old German Kid

11/15/2013
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Check Out This Golazo By A 9-Year-Old German Kid

If the YouTube description holds true, youngster Ronay Arabaci of FC Köln’s youth squad scored one boss of a goal vs. Bayer Leverkusen. Them Germans is good, yo.

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Your Commemorative Keepsake ‘Dani Alves Nutmegs Cristiano Ronaldo In El Clasicó Meets Jame Gumb’ Mashup

10/27/2013
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Your Commemorative Keepsake ‘Dani Alves Nutmegs Cristiano Ronaldo In El Clasicó Meets Jame Gumb’ Mashup

When Barcelona defender Dani Alves nutmegged Real Madrid superhero Cristiano Ronaldo during Saturday’s El Clasicó at the Camp Nou, magisterial announcer Ray Hudson likened it to an emasculation. Since Barca defeating Real, and Silence of the Lambs, are two of my favorite things on earth, I was inspired to create this video of the seminal…

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Check Out The Goal That Kept Mexico’s Dreams Of World Cup Qualification Alive

10/12/2013
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Check Out The Goal That Kept Mexico’s Dreams Of World Cup Qualification Alive

So I was out at a neighborhood watering hole last night and caught the Mexico/Panama World Cup qualifier out of the corner of my eye in a corner of the bar. Two Mexican fellows were watching it, so I joined them for a few moments. Then, this happened: “[Raul] Jimenez entered the game in the…

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Watch A Little Kid Give Flash His Middle Finger At The Barca Vs. Almeira Match

09/28/2013
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Watch A Little Kid Give Flash His Middle Finger At The Barca Vs. Almeira Match

I get it, little bro. Barca just scored a second goal against your Almeira side in La Liga. Respect for the smile and giggle after giving the bird to the whole wide world. [video]

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Louden Scored His First Goal In Organized Competition Today

09/21/2013
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Louden Scored His First Goal In Organized Competition Today

Let the futbol record reflect that on Sept. 21, 2013, Louden Hickey (red team, No. 9, shown above trailing the play in true Xavi fashion) scored his first goal against competition not named his dad. It came in a scrimmage during week three of the East Falls Sports Association soccer program. Granted, there were no…

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Check Out (The Assist On) Antoine Hoppenot’s Goal For The Phila. Union Last Night

07/28/2013
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Check Out (The Assist On) Antoine Hoppenot’s Goal For The Phila. Union Last Night

Aaron Wheeler’s nifty little back-heel pass to Antoine Hoppenot to seal the Philadelphia Union’s labored win over the shorthanded Vancouver Whitecaps was so eminently Barca-ian, I stopped counting the seconds until La Liga’s season begins, if only for a few hours. Check it out, yo:

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