soccer

Ronaldo

Ronaldo is an Icon of Corruption in Sports

Instead of focusing on Ronaldo the mega-star, focus on the athlete embedded in a deeply corrupt and exploitative system. Then you might see this for what it is: a story about the total lack of accountability for men who see themselves as above the law.
Brenda Elsey and Jennifer Doyle
10.12.18
soccer

Usain Bolt Scores First Goals as Professional Soccer Player

The eight-time gold medal sprinter is on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia, and didn't look too shabby in a preseason friendly.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.12.18
beer

Legend: Soccer Fan Carries 8 Beers, Has 1 Sausage Crammed in His Mouth

My dude is walking around quintuple fisting and chewing on a sausage. Respect.
Sean Newell
10.8.18
soccer

This Gordon Ramsay-Jose Mourinho Meme is Perfect

The way Ramsay treats kids vs. adults on his cooking shows exactly matches Mourinho's managing style.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.5.18
Deuce

Clint Dempsey Was U.S. Soccer

Deuce says peace to the beautiful game.
Liam Daniel Pierce
8.29.18
World Cup

All of England Celebrates Trippier World Cup Goal by Throwing Beer Everywhere

Kieran Trippier scored off of a free kick against Croatia in the World Cup Semi-Finals, and it rained down a shower of beer.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.11.18
World Cup

Video Shows Croatian Firefighters Called to Duty Just Before Beating Russia

A whole group of firefighters were watching Ivan Rakitić on the verge of sealing a World Cup Semi-Final berth during penalties, when they snapped into action.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.11.18
drunky times

10,000 Belgium Fans Plan to Chug a Beer Each Time Neymar Flops

The Belgium-based Facebook invite has 26,000 people "interested" in the Belgium vs. Brazil-based event. People gonna get fucked up.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.6.18
World Cup

Is Cheating in Soccer More Acceptable in Some Countries than Others?

There have long been stereotypes that some cultures are OK with diving and other more controversial bits of gamesmanship, but that may not actually be the case.
David Cox
7.6.18
World Cup

5 out 5 Moms Agree: Messi is the Best

The Argentina star shocked a reporter who gave him a good luck charm from his mother and showed him he wore it during the win against Nigeria.
Sean Newell
6.28.18
World Cup

Mexican Soccer Fans Carry Korean Fans on Their Shoulders for World Cup Assist

Korea knocked out Germany and sent Mexico through to the round of 16.
Sean Newell
6.27.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Video Review Has Made the World Cup Better

Video review has avoided doing what many feared it would do: create more problems than it solved. So far, the addition of VAR (video assistant referees) has been a good thing.
Daniel Squizzato
6.22.18