Yes, Paul the Psychic Octopus picked Spain to win it all. But Mani here picked The Netherlands. FWIW, he accurately predicted all four teams to make it to the semi-finals, plus Spain’s victory over Germany. Also, being from Singapore, he’s unbiased. I’m not saying I want The Netherlands to win; I just want you to have the facts. Read More ›
On the one hand, you have to feel bad for Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger, who’s just trying to do his postgame and get the fuck out of town. On the other: Viva La Furia, Hermosa, Congo-Lining-In-The-Middle-Of-A-Press-Conference Roja. (Update: This was apparently after the Euro Cup in 2008? Whatever, Iker is hot.) Watch Video ›
The pattern of World Cup winners is oddly symmetric. It’s nice to see there’s some semblance of world order amidst the chaos. View Image ›
Because even one Vuvuzela is one too many. View Media ›
Thought the Vuvuzelas were annoying? Water missles, hostile crowds, and riot gear. God Bless Soccer! Watch Video ›
The Germany manager Joachim Loew is caught picking his nose and eating it during his team’s 4-1 World Cup win on Sunday. I guess his opponents failed to give him enough to chew on. Watch Video ›
North Korea media reports the glorious 1-0 victory of their football team over Brazil. Back on Earth, North Korea lost the match 1-2. Watch Video ›
Drinking Budweiser with hot half-naked athletes in a sweaty locker room? Mr. President, we miss the hell out of you. View Image ›
Here’s a little treat to get you pumped for USA vs. Ghana: US midfielder Benny Feilhaber lip syncing to Jordin Sparks’ “No Air.” (Related: a bunch of shirtless locker room pics starring Bill Clinton and BocaBoyfriend. Soccer has something for everyone! Watch Video ›
Some of the reaction has focused on lack of patriotism, shared values and national honor on a team with many members descended from immigrants.
Over and over, everything seemed to go against them.
Featuring the Sharlto Copley cameo that we’ve all been waiting for. (And some Bocanegra for the ladies.)
Hey Algeria! You suck! Sure, maybe you’re nice people. But you totally blow! Even thinking about it makes me both angry and sad. So many feelings! View List ›
The monster instrument, located in Cape Town, is said to be the world’s biggest trumpet and would have to be powered by the horn of a giant truck. Watch Video ›
There was little sympathy for a team that used an intentional handball to enter the World Cup and self-destructed on the way out.
France crapped out of the World Cup today, meaning that we’ll probably hear from delightful Coach Ray ever again. Here he is refusing to shake the other coach’s hand, and here he is fighting with his team. Previously, he admitted that he chooses the team line-up based on astrology and banned Scorpios from the team. I am so sad to see this drama end. Watch Video ›
It was Mexico vs Uruguay 2010, so who won the game? Uruguay continued its dominance of the game and scored a 1-0 win against Mexico. As a result of this win both Uruguay and Mexico advanced to the Group of 16 which begins June 26, 2010.
People are up in arms, angry with Referee Koman Coulibaly for making a call that cost the USA its World Cup win.
Referee Koman Coulibaly’s bad call in the USA/Slovenia World Cup game cost us the win. So use the image tool below to Photoshop his likeness into situations which express your feelings! View Image ›
I don’t usually comment on live action, but the moment leading up to Argentina’s fourth goal just now, with the South Korean defenders drawn like moths to Messi’s flame, reminded me of this classic Diego Maradona photo. View Image ›
Police say a South African man who wanted to watch a World Cup match instead of a religious program was beaten to death by his family in the northeastern part of the country.
Since making its rounds yesterday on digg, the woman in question was spotted in the crowd during Monday’s World Cup match. The picture of this bombshell fan and her conveniently placed cell phone has made its way onto computer screens around the world. Read More ›
Admin checklist for when reddit is getting mysteriously slow. View Image ›
This is most definitely, hands down, the most embarrassing thing I have seen all day. All week. All month. Possibly all year and in my entire lifetime. Stop watching after about 30 seconds, unless you really care to hear about the soccer team. Via Jezebel. Does anyone know where I can find the uncut version of this? Watch Video ›
Many World Cup fans have been celebrating as most people do: with cake! Unfortunately, with everyone focused on the sound of the vuvuzelas, no one seems able to remember exactly what a soccer ball looks like. Via. View List ›