Tag: soccer

Nov 13, 2015

And the Nominees for the 2015 Goal of the Year Are…

And the Nominees for the 2015 Goal of the Year Are…

Watch every goal nominated for this year’s FIFA Puskás Award. Who do you think will/should win?

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Aug 13, 2015

This Artist Animates Athletes Going Super Saiyan and They’re Awesome

This Artist Animates Athletes Going Super Saiyan and They’re Awesome

Los Angeles-based, motion graphics artist Brian Hwang, animates athletes going ‘Super Saiyan’. It’s a Dragon Ball thing ;)

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Mar 31, 2015

Beagle Goalkeeper is Adorably Awesome

Beagle Goalkeeper is Adorably Awesome

Watch Purin the Super Beagle defend her net like a boss. Eat your heart out Joe Hart! :P

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Mar 2, 2015

805 Million Names – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

805 Million Names – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

On 14 February 2015, Paris Saint-German played against Caen at Parc des Princes. For most players this game was just another day on the job. For Zlatan Ibrahimović this was his most important game to date. Underneath his sweater he had 50 new names tattooed (temporary, not permanent). Names of people he’d never met,…

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Nov 28, 2014

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

On 22 November 2014 Lionel Messi netted a hat-trick against Sevilla for his 251st, 252nd and 253rd goals, surpassing Telmo Zarra as the all-time leading scorer in La Liga. Zarra had held the previous record (251 goals) for nearly 60 years. It took Messi just 289 games to reach the record, his first goal…

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Aug 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Largest US Soccer Crowd Ever

Picture of the Day: The Largest US Soccer Crowd Ever

Photograph via Jamie Frank (@jamiefrank87) on Twitter A friendly between Manchester United and Real Madrid this past Saturday set the US attendance record for a soccer match with an official tally of 109,318 fans. The record-breaking match took place at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, commonly known as ‘The Big House’. The crowd…

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Jul 19, 2014

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Marius Hjerpseth and his friends decided to play some FIFA in real life, using clever editing and VFX to incorporate elements of the popular video game into an actual football match. Fans of the video game franchise will undoubtedly recognize many of the little touches from the game like the celebrations and character animations.…

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