5 Times Footballers Have Disgraced Themselves On Twitter

As has been said on many occasions, football is a beautiful game. With it, we laugh, we cry and we sometimes throw things at our television screens, but that doesn't diminish our passion. 

What might accomplish that, however, is the constant need for social media to single-handedly try and shatter the illusion that surrounds these overpaid heroes we watch week in and week out.

Footballers Who’ve Dominated Their Country’s Player Of The Year Award

A country's awarding of their footballer of the year award ultimately says a lot about the state of the game within that nation. For example, knowing that Argentina are loaded with talent but that one man has managed to win this individual prize on 10 occasions speaks to his standing as one of the greatest of all time.

For other nations, a player sweeping the prize time after time shows that he’s single-handedly carrying that nation to new heights à la Gareth Bale. These are the players that’ve utterly dominated their country’s player of the year award in recent times.

10 Terrible Christmas Presents Foe The Premier League's Top 10 Sides

Christmas is widely considered to be the most wonderful time of the year by many, but football is different. There is no winter break and many teams will be thinking of the Boxing Day game as opposed to a turkey dinner, and it can be hard. What would make it even harder, however, is awarding those sides with what can only be described as the worst Christmas gifts of all time.

Chelsea — Crowd Noise Generator

100 Footballers In The World

The Guardian's annual list of the 100 best footballers is in the process of coming out. How does it compare with our list of 100 footballers? Check it out.

The18's 100 Footballers In The World


100. Joe Allen

99. Steve McNulty

98. Gabor Kiraly

97. Kolo Toure

96. Burrito Martinez

95. Hobbit Bermudez

94. Alex Teixeira

93. Fred

10 Last-Minute Soccer Gifts You Can Buy On Amazon Prime

We're going to do you a big favor. We know that, right now, you are panicking because you haven't figured out what to get that special someone for Christmas / her birthday / Valentine's Day / graduation / insert whatever holiday you want here.

No matter what the holiday, the ten gifts below are perfect for the soccer lover in your life.

You’re Fired! Football’s 10 Worst Managerial Sackings

Football is a harsh business, particularly so for managers. Sometimes, simply winning matches isn’t enough to placate fickle supporters and owners. With exorbitant amounts of money being pumped into the game, the business of hiring and firing managers is a particularly trigger-happy one. 

With clubs only a loss away from entering crisis mode, the decisions made are occasionally downright stupid. In modern football, at the risk of sounding old, the men in charge aren't given enough time to succeed.

Here are 10 managerial sackings that history will not look kindly upon.

5 Cities That Truly Deserve MLS Teams

Up and down both Canada and the United States, there's a whole host of cities clamoring for a place in Major League Soccer. The love of the sport is growing with every passing day, and it's no surprise that everyone wants a piece of the action.

However, not every location has what it takes to participate in one of the fastest growing leagues in the world. Whether it's stature, popularity or overall appeal, not many places can touch these five when it comes to having the potential necessary for a long-lasting MLS club.

The 8 Worst Divers In The History Of Soccer

In the sport of soccer, there isn’t anything worse than a diver, a flopper or a simulator, whichever derogatory term you prefer. Any half-decent spectator is appalled by the sight of these adults rolling around and screaming in agony when nobody even touched them.

It's one of the worst sins you can commit and thoroughly deserving of a yellow card. These eight gentlemen in particular would do particularly well on the diving board at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.