Nutmegging a defender is the ultimate slap in the face. Throw some grass to the mouth into the mix, and you have a serious humbling.
England’s World Cup squad is full of players who earned their stripes in divisions lower than the Premier League. I’m not convinced the US team should follow that lead.
The Swedish football superstar only touched down in LA on Thursday, which makes his debut on Saturday all the more remarkable.
No one really likes to see a match settled from the penalty spot, but sometimes the decider can serve up something downright ridiculous.
The city of Cape Town gained a new team at the beginning of this season, and what has happened since is nothing short of a miracle. Title challengers, folks.
The usually mild-mannered little Argentinian grabbed headlines (and a throat) after becoming involved in a nasty off the ball incident in a friendly against Roma.
It looks like good ‘ol Cristiano isn’t that keen on answering any questions that require more than a cursory answer. This interview went south very quickly.
Cristiano Ronaldo might be rolling in the dough and in rather tip top shape but that doesn’t mean he has things all his own way. This Ozzie model shut him down hard.
José Mourinho has always liked the sound of his own voice, especially when he is using it to poke jibes at rival managers or football clubs. He might have overstepped this time though.
It’s amazing how deep some people can dig in order to avoid being locked up. Take for example FIFA’s Jeffrey Webb who pulled a few rabbits out of the hat with this one.
As if playing professional football wasn’t luck enough, this chap has only gone and scooped the big prize in the UK Lotto. To be fair he did have to play for Chelsea so I am sympathetic.
In what may come as a surprise to many, Cristiano Ronaldo did something selfless whilst on holiday in Las Vegas, although we’re still not sure how the evening ended.
The 2010 World Cup ship is well and truly sinking and whilst Fikile and company hang on for dear life, others are inflating the lifeboats. Tokyo first, women and children next.
They say the art to telling a great joke is timing, so on that basis alone you have to question the wisdom of one of FIFA’s top dogs. He does have a point though.
Something very special began five years ago so you’ll have to forgive us if we take a trip down memory lane. This one might get you right in the feels.
You know your fingers may have become too sticky when you’re trying to solicit bribes from just about everyone in the footballing world. Yep, more damning allegations against FIFA.
Oh dear, Vladimir could be very angry very soon. FIFA are threatening to revoke both Russia and Qatar’s World Cup hosting rights if it is found that they bribed officials.
Over the past nine days we have seen FIFA fall apart at the seams and yet another example of our government’s denial in the face of damning evidence. Here’s your blow-by-blow account.
This afternoon’s press conference saw Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula stick to his guns and condemn the allegations of corruption during the 2010 World Cup bid.
Whilst the indictment served by the US is yet to name exactly which South African officials were dishing out bribes, we may be closer to the truth.
In what should come as a shock to absolutely nobody who follows football, corrupt Fifa officials are finally feeling the long arm of the law. Next stop, Sepp Blatter.
This weekend saw a tragic end to the Kaiser Chiefs match in Port Elizabeth, with one man being fatally wounded. Here’s the fan footage which shows the incident.