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Friday, May 22, 2015

Soccer

Felix Magath rips Landon Donovan via Facebook, calls him mediocre

Fulham manager and former German national team player Felix Magath ripped Landon Donovan via Facebook on Friday for being critical of Jurgen Klinsmann and the US National Team. Magath wrote the message in his native German, but the translation indicates he was praiseworthy of the job Klinsmann did. Here’s a Google translation of his comments:…Read More

Neymar suffers fractured vertebrae, out for remainder of World Cup

As the host nation for this year’s World Cup, and one of the great soccer nations, the pressure for Brazil to lift the trophy at the end of the tournament is immense. For that to happen, a fully fit squad for manager Luiz Felipe Scolari to choose from would be ideal. After Friday’s quarterfinal match…Read More

David Luiz tells fans to applaud crying James Rodriguez (Video)

Colombia may have lost in the quarterfinals of the World Cup to Brazil 2-1, but James Rodriguez certainly made his mark on the tournament as the breakout star. Rodriguez scored in each of Colombia’s matches, including a goal on a penalty kick to put Colombia on the board Friday. He exited the tournament as the…Read More

Neymar suffers back injury, cries on stretcher (Video)

Neymar was carried off the field on a stretcher during Brazil’s quarterfinal match with Colombia on Friday at the World Cup after taking a knee to the back from Juan Zuniga. The two were going for the ball and Zuniga struck Neymar. Neymar was doing pretty badly. Just look at his face as he was…Read More

Thiago Silva gets yellow card for running into goalie (Video)

Brazil defender Thiago Silva got his second yellow card of the World Cup on Friday. The booking came on a boneheaded play in the second half after Silva ran into Columbian goalkeeper David Ospina when Ospina was punting the ball downfield. Brazil defeated Columbia to advance to the next round, meaning Silva will be suspended…Read More

Thiago Silva scores goal on corner kick vs. Colombia (Video)

Brazilian captain Thiago Silva gave his country a 1-0 lead in their quarterfinals match against Colombia Friday with a goal off a corner kick. Silva struck early, scoring in the seventh minute. It was the first time Silva scored for Brazil while playing in his country. The goal also put Colombia at a deficit for…Read More

Things Tim Howard could save meme is fantastic

Tim Howard became an American sports hero with his incredible performance in the round of 16 at the World Cup Tuesday in the US’ 2-1 loss to Belgium. Though the US lost the game, Howard tied a World Cup record with 16 saves in the match. The last time that was done was in 1966….Read More

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