Futbol

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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Here’s A Great Photo Of Neymar And Iniesta After The Confederations Cup Match

07/01/2013
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Here’s A Great Photo Of Neymar And Iniesta After The Confederations Cup Match

Barca newcomer Neymar came out on the winning end of the Brazil vs. Spain Confederations Cup match on Sunday. Barca mainstay Andres Iniesta did not. But after the match, the club-side teammates shared a moment that warmed my heart as a Barca fan. Not quite a changing of the guard, but a coming-of-age victory acknowledgement…

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Bundesliga Side Had An Interesting Way To Unveil Their New Kits

06/27/2013
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Bundesliga Side Had An Interesting Way To Unveil Their New Kits

Kudos, Augsburg. Just try to avoid the gimmickry of having your actual team don painted-on kits next season, k?

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Watch Packs of German Soccer Fans Brawling in London

05/25/2013
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Watch Packs of German Soccer Fans Brawling in London

If the title of this YouTube video is spot-on, what you’re about to watch are fans of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich brawl in the streets of London in advance of Saturday’s UEFA Champions League Finals at Wembley. I can only imagine how comfortable the people of London are with this. Enjoy the match!

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And Then There Was The Time Two Barcelona Players Got In A Fight Atop A Party Bus

05/18/2013
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And Then There Was The Time Two Barcelona Players Got In A Fight Atop A Party Bus

FC Barcelona celebrated their La Liga title with a open-top party bus that drove around the Catalan city. From the looks of things, they got hammered. In addition, pictures and video from said event indicate that defenders Gerard Pique and Alex Song had a bit of a dust-up during the celebration. Tale of the tape:…

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David Beckham Realized It Was Time To Retire When ‘Messi Was Running Past Me’

05/18/2013
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David Beckham Realized It Was Time To Retire When ‘Messi Was Running Past Me’

Sure, the English standout tried to walk it back a little with a laugh, scratch behind the ear and “no,” but when David Beckham was asked to pinpoint the moment that he decided the time was right for retirement, he said “probably when Messi was running past me.” (Tune in around 1:09) Got a ton…

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