For over a century now, soccer has cultivated much of our pride and joy. The beautiful game, along with music, peanut butter and Netflix, is humanity’s pride and joy. However, with all the cheers and smiles, soccer comes with a dark side and over here, rainbows and sunshine are replaced with shame and disgrace. How far into the rabbit hole are you willing to go?
Take the red pill and enjoy The18’s list of the most disgraceful soccer moments . . . just remember, you might not like what you find.
The 10 Most Shocking Moments In Soccer History
18 Things In 18 Seconds: Cristiano Ronaldo's potential break up with Real Madrid, World Cup mascots, and the most mispronounced soccer names.
The18.com knows you don't have time to waste when it comes to your soccer news. That's why we've created the fastest rundown in soccer. Greg Ellis takes you through 18 different soccer topics, and spends 18 seconds on each. This time he goes over Cristiano Ronaldo's potential break up with Real Madrid, World Cup mascots, and the most mispronounced soccer names and much more. If you liked this episode Watch Episode 3 of 18 Things in 18 Seconds.
Here are 10 things Fantasy Premier League owners have experienced this season.
#1: You’ve held on to one forward for way too long, believing you personally have the power to will them out of their slump.
#2: “Knock — 75% chance of playing? WHAT THE FUCK DOES THAT MEAN?!”
#3: You tried to add a fourth Manchester City player.
#4: That manager that used their Triple Captain against YOU is a snake.
Lionel Messi was never a little-known quantity. When he scored nearly 500 goals for Newell’s Old Boys as a young boy, people took notice. That’s why Barcelona made the highly unusual decision to sign a 13-year-old foreign player. That’s why, aged 17 years, three months and 22 days, he became Barcelona’s youngest-ever representative in an official competition. It’s why he represented La Albiceleste, the two-time world champions, at 18.