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Posts in category Soccer

Germany Hoists World Cup

Hell of a ride, Brazil.

Argentina “Shoots” Past N...

Both defenses stayed knotted for 90 minutes, and that 0-0 score held through extra time as well. It came down to the dreaded yet exhilarating penalty kicks. Five apiece. The game began with a tremendous block from the Argentinian goal keeper, firing everyone up. Lionel Messi, one of the world’s superstars, stepped up next and scored for [...]

Germans Finally Win a War

WATCH Brazil 1-7 Germany: Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Germans Stun Brazilians | World Soccer Talk. Just brilliant commentary – “but he wouldn’t fancy getting back, would he?”

FUCK OFF LANDON DONOVAN

Hey you whiny little bitch: you didn’t make the team because you fucking suck. FUCK YOU YOU LITTLE BITCH MADE PUSSY. HOW DARE YOU TAKE AWAY FROM OUR AMAZING FINISH? FUCK YOU YOU LITTLE CUNT BITCH. Our coach is the reason we made it this far. WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH ALL YOU GODDAMN SPOILED AMERICANS? STOP PRETENDING YOU LIKE SOCCER & [...]

Helluva Run, Boys

I’ve never felt as involved in a World Cup. The presence of a real team with a good coach gave us hope like we’ve never before experienced as American soccer fans. Thank you. I will enjoy the rest of the World Cup. The stage has made me feel a little smaller, for more a part of a bigger world.

Brazil Defends Homefield in Shootout ...

Chile tied it at one in the first half and that’s where it stayed – through extra periods and on to a shootout. Both teams were tremendously exciting, matched by the class of announcing, the English. Many shots just missed through some real nerves with Brazil’s home crowd behind them. These stakes have to be seen to really w [...]

USA Advances to World Cup 16

Group of death With a 1-0 loss to Germany, the United States stayed close enough to beat Portugal for second place in Group G at the World Cup. We beat Ghana 2-1 and tied Portugal, and they beat Ghana 2-1 as well today. However, their 4-0 loss to the Germans sealed our ticket.

USA Ties Portugal 2-2

There were two sides to this game: Side A) USA trailed 1-0 for essentially the entire opening half B) Portugal trailed 2-1 heading into the extended injury time Side “A” felt like we were on the brink, and “B” really felt like we had it won. If not for a last-second goal to tie it, we would have already clinched the ro [...]

U.S. 2, Ghana 1

Take that you dirty snarfs!

U.S. 2, Japan 1

Spanky – Megan Rapinoe Han’s daughter Hope Solo with some amazing saves – including one point-blank down the stretch! We’ll take the gold!  

World Cup Rematch

The girls of U.S.A. will face Japan in the Olympic gold medal game, a rematch from the 2011 World Cup. Japan won the shoot-out, 3-1, after the score was tied 2-2. The match is set for Thursday, August 9, at 2:45 PM ET.

Neymar or Argentina’s Lionel Messi, W...

Brazil’s Neymar Pele says his Brazilian boy is Soccer’s Stud. In 2012 Futebol Brasileiro, he has 10 goals and 3 assists in 11 games. Lionel Messi, Barcelona 2011/12 Spanish La Liga 31 Games, 39 Goals, 13 Assists (ESPN).

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