#2014 FIFA World Cup

Nike’s Latest World Cup Ad Is Giving ESPN A Run For Its Money

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Nike's 'Winner Stays' World Cup ad is 4-minutes of global soccer superstars showing why they are total badasses.


Manchester United, Now Featuring The Bad Guys From ‘Home Alone’

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Wayne Rooney and Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United look exactly like the bad guys from 'Home Alone,' says an astute Imgurer.


Blindfold Soccer Is The Best Soccer

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<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/03/blindfold-soccer-is-the-best-soccer/wayne-rooney-blindfolded" rel="attachment wp-att-108119"></a>I always appreciate when things get added to soccer to make it more difficult -- <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/11/beercup-is-supposed-to-be-a-soccermma-hybrid-but-its-mostly-just-assholes-hurting-each-other" target="_blank">random MMA rules</a>, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/soccer-explosion-video-anorthosis-omonia-nicosia" target="_blank">firecrackers</a>, whatever -- but my new favorite unnecessary soccer accoutrement is BLINDFOLDS, because apparently telepathic soccer is a thing.


Mario Balotelli Didn't Need To Win Euro 2012

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Italy may have had its meatballs snipped off by Spain <a href="http://world.time.com/2012/07/02/la-rojas-stunning-euro-2012-success-enthralls-a-depressed-spain/">with a 4-0 loss in the Euro 2012 Final</a>, but that doesn’t mean it’s all misery and depression for Mario Balotelli and Co.


For Just $90,000 You Can Buy Wayne Rooney's Custom Motorcycle


England and Ukraine will face off against each other at 2:45 ET on ESPN today in a match to determine which of the two teams will advance from Group D at the Euro 2012 tournament.

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EPL Wrap-Up: Chelsea Manager Axed, Gunners Over Liverpool, Manchester United Steal One From Spurs

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They say death comes in threes and for Chelsea Football Club it came with a loss to WBA, dropping out of a Champions League spot and the firing of their coach Andre Villas Boas.


Shakira Is A Very Good Reason To Like Soccer

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Last we <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/10/why-would-someone-ever-cheat-on-shakira?preview=true&preview_id=67372&preview_nonce=419b1fe116">checked in on international pop superstar Shakira</a>, she was dumping her no-good soccer star boyfriend, Gerard Piqué, because he allegedly couldn’t stop putting his balls in other girls’ nets.


6.17 The Cooler

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<a href="http://www.cinemablend.com/celebrity/Rebecca-Black-Pulls-Friday-From-YouTube-Dispute-With-Ark-Music-32868.html"> Wakina Rebecca Black Pulls Friday From YouTube After Dispute With Ark Music <a href="http://www.cinemablend.com/celebrity/Rebecca-Black-Pulls-Friday-From-YouTube-Dispute-With-Ark-Music-32868.html">[Cinema Blend]</a> Chappelle Is *Not* Going to Netflix <a href="http://warmingglow.uproxx.com/2011/06/dave-chappelle-is-not-going-to-netflix">[Warming Glow]</a> 10 Commandments For Father's Day <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/06/16/pearlman.fathers.day/index.html">[CNN]</a> 50 Cent Talks New Material, Jimmy Henchman, Chelsea Handler, Ja Rule & More <a href="http://realtalkny.uproxx.com/2011/06/topic/topic/news/interview-50-cent-speaks-on-hair-style-jimmy-henchman-ja-rule-album-delay/">[RTNY]</a> Kids Lemonade Stand Shut Down by U.


British Tabloids Googling for Arrested Development Screencaps

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British tabloids are "blazing hot" this morning after Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney tweeted the first photo of his hair transplant, because British tabloids spent a month talking about that one lady's wedding hat and get bent out of shape over everything.


The Dust Settles: Domestic League Title Races Wrap In Europe

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/03/on-futbol-usa-vs-paraguay-and-precipitation"> Over in the soccer world, championships were decisively won and lost this past weekend. Beginning in Spain, only five points separated <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/fc-barcelona">Barcelona</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/real-madrid">Madrid</a> in their annual two-horse race at the start of Saturday morning.


Wayne Rooney Is Good At Soccer

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We finally tracked down some video of Wayne Rooney's bicycle kick goal against Man City over the weekend.


Urine For A Shower Of Golden News

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It seems like only yesterday that I was given a student referral in college for public urination, and for all I know it could have been yesterday because I drink a lot.


Patriots Vs. Redcoats: 2010 World Cup Edition

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/big-name-injuries-pile-up-as-world-cup-looms"> On paper, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/england">England</a> should win in a few hours.


Nike’s “Write The Future” Ad Just Rewrote History

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/nikes-8-best-futbol-commercials"> Our resident soccer fiend Devin has been traveling the past few days, otherwise he'd be doing this writeup. So I'm stepping in to handle the duties even though my knowledge of futbol is next to nil. Still, even I'm aware that the brand's latest "Write The Future" spot for the World Cup is pretty dope with cameos by Kobe, Homer Simpson, Roger Federer and featuring every big name futbol star I've seen mentioned by Brother Chanda and every site commenter (Ronaldo Ronaldinho, Rooney & Drogba; I pay attention hehe). Safe to say the advert just help to revise D's original <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/nikes-8-best-futbol-commercials">list of eight great Nike futbol commercials</a> by adding one more to the list.


The Week That Was: To The Victor Belong The Spoils Edition


And just like that we turn the calender page another month is in the books.


Is Wayne Rooney The World’s Best?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ronaldo">Ronaldo</a> who.


How Screwed Is Manchester United?

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When Manchester United loses/drops points, I experience a draining feeling which sours the rest of my day (sucks that the games are in the morning here) — a feeling no doubt shared by any sports fan with an unhealthy attachment to a club/team.



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England failing to qualify for Euro 2008 hasn't stopped the WAG-tastic flow of stories coming out of English soccer.

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