soccer

soccer

Irish Soccer Club Fakes Player's Death to Get out of Game

An amateur club in Ireland told the league Fernando LaFuente had died in a car crash for some reason. A moment of silence was held at games across the league and he became famous.
Sean Newell
11.28.18
USMNT

What is US Soccer Even Doing?

Despite big talk of restructuring after an embarrassing summer where USMNT failed to qualify for the World Cup, It's business as usual for US Soccer.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.21.18
soccer

Ref Suspended for Using Rock, Paper, Scissors Instead of Coin Toss on Kickoff

Soccer referee David McNamara left his coin in the locker room, so he went with the best he had: a schoolyard game.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.14.18
soccer

Dad Shoves Kid Goalie to Make a Save

Sometimes, just standing around on the sidelines isn't enough. You've got to get a piece of the action.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.8.18
soccer

Police: Man Burned Friend's House Down after Soccer Argument

The Superclásico between Argentine teams Boca Juniors and River Plate is coming up on Saturday for the Copa Libertadores, and the rivalry is apparently big enough to cause a man to set his former brother-in-law's house on fire.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.7.18
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
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