Soccer Player Mistakenly Thanks His Wife AND Girlfriend On Live TV

VIDEO: Mohammed Anas just gave the greatest MoTM speech of all time, thanking both wife and girlfriend. (Via @clydegoal) pic.twitter.com/gXJ4ZwOtdg — Gary Al-Smith (@garyalsmith) March 17, 2017 A Ghanaian soccer star may be in the doghouse after giving an awkward live TV interview where he mistakenly thanked his wife and girlfriend. Mohammed Anas, who plays for […]

Soccer Goalie Had Girlfriend Murdered. Now He Has A New Playing Contract.

A Brazilian soccer player’s heinous crime was no deal-breaker for a team in need of a goalkeeper. Bruno Fernandes de Souza, 32, agreed to a two-year contract with second-division team Boa Esporte, just weeks after being released from prison where he was serving 22 years for arranging the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Eliza Samudio, outlets […]

U.S. Soccer Orders All Players To ‘Stand Respectfully’ For National Anthem

A recent amendment to U.S. Soccer Federation regulations requires all players to “stand respectfully” when the national anthem is played at games. The change came after Megan Rapinoe, currently a U.S. Women’s National Team member, protested inequality in America by kneeling while the song played before at least three matches last year. The new regulation […]

Soccer Fans’ Racist ‘Monkey Chants’ Cause Brazilian Star To Leave Game In Tears

Partizan Belgrade’s Everton Luiz played an entire soccer game against Rad Belgrade on Sunday as rival fans hurled racist chants and remarks at him. Luiz, a Brazilian player who joined the Serbia team last year, was subjected to vicious “monkey chants,” racist remarks and even a banner bearing an insulting message, The Associated Press reported Monday. […]

After Terror, Berlin Finds Comfort and Joy in a Soccer Club’s Ritual

An offbeat Christmas celebration, melding pep rally and church service, was suddenly tasked with helping a city heal in the aftermath of a truck attack on a market this week. Christmas

‘The Worst Miss In Soccer History’ Really Is That Awful

Either an act of God or ungodly ineptitude could have stopped this soccer player from scoring a goal. Chalk this one up to the latter. Deadspin called it “literally the worst miss in soccer history.” And we can’t disagree. Even if you had a kid who was the worst player in his AYSO chapter and […]

Senators Continue To Press For Equal Pay For U.S. Women’s Soccer Stars

Two U.S. Senators are again wading into the equal pay fight between the U.S. Women’s National Team and soccer’s American governing body, and this time they are seeking information on one of the more opaque and contentious aspects in the dispute. In a Wednesday letter addressed to Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer […]

D.C. Soccer Club Takes Drastic Measure To Keep Megan Rapinoe From ‘Hijacking’ Game

The Washington Spirit women’s soccer club played the “The Star-Spangled Banner” before players came out on the field Wednesday for a match against the Seattle Reign ― and said they did it so U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe wouldn’t be able to “hijack” the event. The change was made in response to Rapinoe’s actions during a match […]

Barcelona Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21 Months’ Jail

MADRID (Reuters) – Barcelona’s Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined 2 million euros ($ 2.2 million) after being found guilty of three counts of tax fraud, a court in the Spanish city said on Wednesday. The court handed the same jail sentence to the Argentine soccer player’s […]

Iceland’s Excitable Soccer Commentator Gets The Black Metal Remix He Deserves

Icelandic soccer commentator Gudmundur Benediktsson’s hysterical match reports from Euro 2016 have earned him quite the fanbase. And now his overly excitable narrations of his national team’s games have been mashed up over black metal music. Weirdly, it’s the perfect fit. Listen to it here: Sadly, Iceland’s run in the tournament came to a sudden end […]