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Friday, December 19, 2014

Articles tagged: World Cup 2010

‘Jimmy Jump’ Flattened for Going After World Cup Trophy

Earlier this week, we told you about a guy who rushed the field at a World Cup game and was ushered off without being physically abused. That’s probably because he wasn’t trying to touch the ultimate prize – the tournament trophy. I have no idea what Jaume Marquet Cot’s intentions were this time, but he’s…Read More

Andres Iniesta Will be a God in Spain

After going 116 minutes of scoreless soccer, Spain’s Andres Iniesta broke the tie and connected for a goal that made Spain the champions of the 2010 World Cup. Here the Andres Iniesta goal video that won the World Cup for Spain, making him a god in his home country for the rest of his life:…Read More

FIFA Pressures Mandela to Present Trophy at World Cup Final

With the 2010 World Cup being held in South Africa, it’s an obvious no-brainer that FIFA president Sepp Blatter would salivate over the possibility of closing the first ever World Cup held on the African continent with former South African President and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela presenting the champion’s trophy to either Spain or the…Read More

Psychic Octopus Predicted German Loss

One slimy sea creature was really cashing in on the 2010 World Cup — that is, until Germany lost Wednesday. Paul the psychic octopus correctly predicted all six of Germany’s outcomes, including a 1-0 group play upset defeat at the hands of Serbia and Wednesday’s semifinal defeat to Spain. The eight-legged creature is clearly not…Read More

Fan Rushes South Africa Pitch With Vuvuzela, Isn’t Tasered

Clearly they do things a little differently in South Africa than we do them here in the States.  When a fan rushes the field in Philadelphia with a goal of outrunning security long enough to hear 40,000 people roaring for him and enjoy his 20 seconds of fame, he ends up getting Tasered by Phillies’…Read More

Soccer Player Kicked in the Face

I’m not sure anyone has had to sacrifice more to help their team win in the 2010 World Cup than Demy De Zeeuw of The Netherlands.  I won’t lie and say I’ve followed the games closely enough to analyze his play, but I’m certainly willing to give De Zeeuw all the credit he deserves after…Read More

Miroslav Klose Flips His Way to Victory

Miroslav Klose scored two of Germany’s four goals against Argentina in a quarterfinals shutout win at the 2010 World Cup. The match against Argentina marked Klose’s 100th international game for Germany, and his two goals placed him second all-time in World Cup history with 14 for his career. Klose’s first goal was the result of…Read More

Nigeria’s Ban on National Team is Absurd

The 2010 FIFA World Cup has been interesting to say the least. From the refs screwing over England to players hitting reporters it seems like there’s been no end to the madness … and the tournament’s not even over yet! The latest piece of ridiculousness comes to us from Nigeria, where their president Goodluck Jonathan…Read More

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