Soccer

McDonald’s Represents World Cup Countries With Themed Sandwiches

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McDonald’s is a polarizing organization that many consider evil. But I’ll be damned if they’re not brilliantly opportunistic marketers. To coincide with their partnership as “official restaurant of the FIFA 2014 World Cup” Mickey D’s is serving up limited edition World Cup themed sandwiches from now through June 25h. Each sandwich will be available during

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Russian Soccer Match Abandoned After Fan Punches Player In The Head

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Dynamo Moscow was leading Zenit St. Petersburg 4-2 in the 87th minute of Sunday’s Russian Premier League matchup when several Zenit fans rushed onto the pitch. As you can see from the video above, the fans of Zenit were less than thrilled about team’s loss and blowing a shot at winning the league title, that one fan actually punches a Dynamo

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R.I.P. All Other Soccer Goal Celebrations

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Dzimtry Koub of FK Trakai has set the new gold standard for soccer celebrations with the above. The only thing better than this happening just once is if it catches on in AYSO leagues across America and you have 13 year-old kids doing this sort of thing. [via Deadspin]

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Video of Bolivian Soccer Match Claims To Spot A Ghost

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Video has surfaced from a soccer game in Hernando Siles Stadium in La Paz, Bolivia, which appears to show a ghost running through the crowd.  As another YouTube shows, the black shadow may in fact just be a ‘guy’ running in front of the spectators in a section that appears to be wider than the rest. [Deadspin]

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Insane Soccer Brawl In Brazil Results In Eight Red Cards

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A soccer match in Brazil over the weekend turned into a royal rumble of sorts, when tempers flared between two lower league teams, Potiguar and Baraúnas. After the kicking, punching, wrestling (and even more kicking) was over, the referee sent eight players — four on each side — packing with red cards. The game finished

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Answers Questions On Twitter With Very Entertaining Results

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic switched from playing at the Parc des Princes to the much scarier grounds of Twitter. The Swedish striker held a Q&A with fans using the hashtag #DareToZlatan. Your days of playing it safe are nearly over. Tomorrow you will know how to Zlatan like Zlatan #DareToZlatan pic.twitter.com/GhRYzxIYbv — Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) March 9,

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