1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the 10 Best Training-Ground Goals

    There are three things in life that give Zlatan Ibrahimovic great pleasure: boasting about himself in the third person, insulting his mortal enemy, Pep Guardiola , and scoring incredible acrobatic free-kicks...

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  2. Gareth Bale's Screamer and the 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Many European teams spent the weekend preparing for the new season in the United States of America. Often, friendlies between equally weighted major teams can be dull affairs, but ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 day ago 12,101 reads 17 comments

  3. The Onion Bag: Newcastle's Air Miles and AC Milan's Terrible Suits

    Welcome to The Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful football news! We start today with the annual Premier League Unnecessary Pre -Season Air Miles Competition...

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  4. 20 Worst Kits for the 2014/15 Season

    Once again, it’s that time of the year when football clubs around the world attempt to generate some revenue from their loyal fan bases by redesigning their kits. Hurrah! These days, it seems that every club changes their shirts every year...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 6 days ago 35,100 reads 76 comments

  5. 10 Star Players Who Had More Fun Than You on Holiday This Summer

    The life of a professional footballer may look quite easy, but to their credit, they work long seasons under intense pressure, and get just a few weeks a year in which they can unwind and shirk their fastidious fitness routines...

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  6. The Onion Bag: Leo Messi's Biggest Fan and a Liverpool Star's Big Fight

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your source for weird and wonderful football news! First up today, heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury is pretty upset that his big fight has been cancelled this weekend...

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  7. How to Pick a European Club for New World Cup Converts

    The 2014 World Cup broke TV viewing records around the world, with billions tuning in to see Germany lift the biggest prize in football. If the action in Brazil has piqued your interest in the world's No...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 8 days ago 6,031 reads 48 comments

  8. 10 Most Boring Games of the 2014 World Cup

    After the first few rounds of games at the 2014 World Cup, many folks were hailing it as the best tournament in recent memory. There were goals galore, tiki-taka had been dethroned by exciting counter-attacking play and everything seemed wonderful...

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  9. The Onion Bag: Sacha Baron Cohen's Grimsby Upset and Mesut Ozil's Generosity

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your source for weird and wonderful football news! We kick off today with news of Sacha Baron Cohen's latest film project , in which he plays a Grimsby -supporting football hooligan...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 12 days ago 29,480 reads 7 comments

  10. 10 Worst Haircuts of the 2014 World Cup

    There are two things that set professional footballers apart from regular people: They are exceptionally good at kicking a ball and they command enough respect that they can still be taken seriously with a ridiculous haircut...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 13 days ago 31,350 reads 78 comments

  11. 10 Worst Refereeing Decisions of the World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup will be remembered for it's incredible goalkeeping performances, the thrill of counter-attacking football and the shocking capitulation of the hosts. Sadly, it may also be noted for its numerous officiating controversies...

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  12. The Onion Bag: Leo Messi's Unwanted Prize and Jack Wilshere's Vegas Debauchery

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful football news! We start off today with World Cup runner-up Leo Messi , who seemed surprised to be selected as the tournament Golden Ball...

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  13. 20 Biggest Blunders of the 2014 World Cup

    There were plenty of beautiful moments at this World Cup: James Rodriguez's goal against Uruguay , Robin van Persie giving his captain's armband and medal to a loyal Dutchman and ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 15 days ago 22,846 reads 126 comments

  14. The Onion Bag: Van Gaal's Penalty Lessons and Belgium's Most Attractive Fan

    Welcome to a World Cup special edition of the Onion Bag, your source for weird and wonderful news from Brazil...

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  15. The Onion Bag: Luis Suarez Tattoo Fail and Van Persie Gets Minted

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful football news! There have been many impressive goals in the 2014 World Cup, but Robin van Persie's incredible ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 21 days ago 2,014 reads 0 comments

  16. The Onion Bag: Tim Howard the Savior and the Pope's Argentinean Intervention

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful World Cup news! It's been a fantastic tournament for goalkeepers, but one has risen above the crop: Tim Howard...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 27 days ago 1,440 reads 0 comments

  17. The Onion Bag: Suarez's Loan Offer and Pinilla's Epic Miss Tattoo

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful World Cup football news! First up today, Luis Suarez is still taking a huge bite out of global headlines, thanks to his disgraceful behaviour in Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 28 days ago 802 reads 0 comments

  18. The Onion Bag: Luis Suarez's Biting Bet and Argentina's Holy Weapon

    Welcome to the latest edition of the World Cup Onion Bag, dispatched from sunny Rio de Janeiro ! First up today, it's controversial Uruguayan talisman Luis Suarez , who has stolen headlines with his third career biting incident...

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  19. The Onion Bag: Cristiano Ronaldo's Zig-Zag Hair and a Terrible Van Persie Tattoo

    Welcome to the latest World Cup-themed edition of The Onion Bag! First up today, we check in with Portuguese megastar Cristiano Ronaldo, who has made headlines for a rather interesting new haircut ...

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  20. Neymar's Masterclass and the Top 5 Players from Around the World This Week

    There will be plenty of weight on Neymar's youthful shoulders when the World Cup kicks off in Sao Paulo on Thursday, but the Barcelona star can fulfill his astonishing potential...

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  21. Ranking the 10 Biggest Blunders in World Cup History

    The World Cup has the ability to create legends and unforgettably joyous moments that are shared by a global community who love the sport. However, the tournament can also become a highly visible platform for human error...

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  22. Ranking the Best and Worst 2014 World Cup Songs

    World Cups aren't just fought on the football field—they're fought in the pop charts. Well, kind of. Every major tournament brings with it a slew of official and unofficial songs...

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  23. The Onion Bag: Cristiano Ronaldo's Curse and the World Cup Winner Revealed

    Welcome to The Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful World Cup news. First up today, we check in with Cristiano Ronaldo, whose current injury woes appear to be the work of a Ghanaian witch doctor ...

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  24. B/R's All-Time Italy XI

    With four World Cups and a European championship under their belt, Italy are the most successful national team in Europe and historically the most successful team in the world, bar Brazil...

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  25. Could England Lead a Breakaway from FIFA?

    We all know what FIFA is, but what does it actually do? It appears to have two functions. Firstly, world football's governing body organises and selects the host of the World Cup...

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