1. Spain's Gerard Pique Up 140,000 Tournament Chips at World Series of Poker

    Gerard Pique would much, much prefer to be preparing to defend Spain's World Cup title this coming Sunday than playing poker in Las Vegas. But Spain crashed out of the World Cup after just two matches, so to Las Vegas Pique went...

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  2. Lionel Messi Is Stuck in Doping Control During Argentina Celebration

    Lionel Messi would have happily been in the changing room celebrating with his team-mates after Argentina clinched their spot in the World Cup final. But he was stuck taking his mandatory doping test in the aftermath...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 hours ago 88,309 reads 36 comments

  3. Belgium Fan Lands Modeling Gig After World Cup Image Takes off

    When an image of a Belgian fan went viral, the 17-year-old received a modeling opportunity with L'Oreal as a result...

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  4. Empire State Building Lights Up to Celebrate Argentina's Victory

    The Empire State Building has World Cup Fever too. On Wednesday night, after Argentina clinched their spot in the World Cup final, the iconic New York building was lit up in the Argentine colours in tribute to the Albiceleste ...

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  5. Pablo Zabaleta Takes Subdued Selfie of Bashed Face After Argentine Victory

    Poor Pablo Zabaleta . All he wanted to do was post your standard I-just-made-the-World-Cup-Final selfie . Surely, he was still jovial after Argentina advanced 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw with the Netherlands...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 5 hours ago 11,950 reads 14 comments

  6. Arjen Robben Consoles His Crying Son After the Dutch Are Eliminated by Argentina

    Say what you will about Arjen Robben , but the Dutch lightning rod had a touching moment after his Netherlands side crashed out of the World Cup in penalties at the hands of Argentina...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 6 hours ago 44,451 reads 34 comments

  7. Website Shows What the Score Would Be If Germany and Brazil Were Still Playing

    If we thought that 7-1 scoreline of Germany's beatdown of Brazil got out of hand, one website took it one step further. Based on the amount of goals scored, the website brasilalemanhaeterno ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 7 hours ago 3,010 reads 8 comments

  8. Ezequiel Garay Makes a Clearance While Holding One of His Boots

    Ezequiel Garay did something you don't see every day: He made a clearance with one of his boots in his hand. Garay had lost his boot earlier in the play but recovered to pick it up and still do his job in the process...

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  9. Jasper Cillessen Shows off a Bit of Technique, Turns Gonzalo Higuain

    Are you hiding something from us, Jasper Cillessen ? Cillessen , the Netherlands goalkeeper by trade, showed that there's more to his repertoire of talents in the Dutch's semi-final clash with Argentina...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 8 hours ago 4,905 reads 1 comments

  10. Netherlands vs. Argentina: Highlights from World Cup Semi-Final Match

    Argentina advanced to the World Cup final after defeating the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties when the match ended 0-0 after 120 minutes. Ron Vlaar was denied in the first spot kick by Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 8 hours ago 28,049 reads 12 comments

  11. Tribute Held Before Netherlands vs. Argentina for Alfredo Di Stefano

    Argentina and Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano passed away on Monday, and tributes poured in for the footballing great...

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  12. Germany Shows Wild Water Usage Spikes at Half-Time, Full-Time of Brazil Win

    Great news, German breweries: The Germans are drinking again. Well, more than usual—and a lot during the World Cup...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 9 hours ago 13,632 reads 11 comments

  13. Neymar's Agent Slams 'Old Jerk' Scolari After Brazilian Disappointment

    Neymar wasn't even able to participate in Brazil's embarrassing 7-1 defeat to Germany through injury, but it didn't stop his agent, Wagner Ribeiro , from blasting boss Luiz Felipe Scolari in the aftermath...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 10 hours ago 36,125 reads 89 comments

  14. Cafu Tossed from Brazil's Changing Room in the Aftermath of Defeat

    All Brazilian legend Cafu wanted to do was show support for his compatriots who had just been unceremoniously ousted from the World Cup by Germany. So he was thrown out of the changing room...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 11 hours ago 4,723 reads 10 comments

  15. Germany's Destruction of Brazil Turned into Awesome Animated Short

    Filmmaker and artist extraordinaire Richard Swarbrick has made a habit of making incredible recreations of key World Cup moments. Germany's destruction of Brazil is no different...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 12 hours ago 3,435 reads 2 comments

  16. Mad Brazil Fan Takes out Frustration by Smashing His Television in the Street

    One could make the argument that this irate fan showed more fight than Brazil did in their 7-1 semi-final defeat at the hands of the Germans. He wanted to break his damn television, and he simply would not be denied...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 12 hours ago 38,350 reads 58 comments

  17. Semi-Final Debacle Depicted in Hilarious Animation, 'Worst Brazilian Wax'

    Is this the biggest takedown of Brazil's miserable semi-final performance? Perhaps. Tomo News brilliantly created a bizarre reenactment of Germany's 7-1 dismantling of the host nation, aptly titled "Brazil's Worst Waxing in History...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 12 hours ago 4,249 reads 7 comments

  18. 'Generate a Random Annoyed Footballer' Is the Best Time-Waster Ever

    Daniel Sturridge is grumpy because you didn't flush the toilet. This is just one of the many incredible "random annoyed footballers" that can be generated on this awesome pastime...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 8,238 reads 7 comments

  19. Vincenzo Nibali Is Denied a Victory Kiss After Stage 2 Tour de France Victory

    Vincenzo Nibali was understandably in good spirits after winning Stage 2 of the Tour de France . So much so that he went in for a celebratory kiss on the podium in the aftermath...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 119,490 reads 121 comments

  20. Trent Boult Takes an Incredible Catch to Deny Kieron Pollard

    Trent Boult made an incredible catch in New Zealand's T20 international against the West Indies on Sunday at Windsor Park. Boult miraculously kept the ball in play by tossing it back in the air as he fell out of bounds, diving to take the catch.

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 6,024 reads 3 comments

  21. Colombian Players Show off Their Dance Moves Upon Celebratory Return

    Colombia received a heroes' welcome upon their return to the country after their valiant World Cup run ended at the hands of Brazil in the quarter-finals...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 64,266 reads 33 comments

  22. Novak Djokovic Takes a Bite of Grass After Winning Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic was naturally quite pleased to defeat Roger Federer in a five-set instant classic and win Wimbledon—his seventh Grand Slam title...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 18,421 reads 47 comments

  23. Tim Krul, Netherlands' Shootout Victory Is Turned into Hilarious Cartoon

    Much will always be made of Louis van Gaal's calculated and risky move to replace starting goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen in the waning moments of extra time for Tim Krul ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 2,814 reads 8 comments

  24. Brazilian Players Do Neymar's 'E Tois' Celebration in Injured Star's Honour

    While the World Cup has wept at the loss of one of its brightest stars, Neymar , the Brazilian players have moved on with their preparations of taking on Germany without their talisman...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 57,899 reads 51 comments

  25. Jasper Cillessen Seeks Congratulations After Victory, Is Left Awkwardly Hanging

    Poor Jasper Cillessen . First, after keeping Costa Rica scoreless for 120 minutes, he was subbed off for Tim Krul , who turned into the hero for his performance in the penalty shootout...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 26,898 reads 8 comments