Video: New FIFA 16 Commercial Stars Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero And ... Kobe Bryant

Last week, EA Sports released its new "Play Beautiful" commercial for FIFA 16 and, boy, is it a star-studded affair.

We could try to do justice to the ridiculousness of it by describing the celebrity players featured – Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Alex Morgan, Kobe Bryant to name a few – and stream-of-conscious flow of the action. But, instead, we'll just let you watch and bask in the awesome over-the-top-ness of it all.

This 12-Year-Old Is On The Fast Track To The Pros With This Goal

When we were 12 years old, we were just satisfied with putting the ball in the back of the net, no matter how it happened. Honestly, we were six years away from playing soccer like bees play tag. In the rare instance that one of us scored something that took any amount of skill, we we’re f***ing pumped.


6 Minutes Of The Most Amazing Curved Goals Is Addicting & Inspirational

A moment of real inspiration is hard to come by. The factors that go into making your mind light up and burn with the energy of a new idea or realization are so enigmatic that people spend their entire lives searching for them; the driving thought being that eternal success has at its heart the ability to be constantly inspired. This chase is as present in soccer as it is in any other vocation. 

Pele Goals: Watch The Best Of Them And Find Out Just How Many He Scored

Pele is a legend, the first player to be known around the world as the greatest to ever live. His status as the greatest of all time is up for debate today, but there is no denying his accomplishments.

So, if you call yourself a soccer fan, then you better know who he is. If you aren’t a soccer fan and you find yourself reading these words, then congratulations you are about to see a snapshot of what this guy was all about: goals. 

In 1997 This Man Scored The Most Powerful Goal Of All Time

If you have been watching soccer highlights since the beginning of YouTube, chances are you have seen this goal.

It’s a classic, the kind of goal that, when you first see it, makes you understand that so much more is possible on the pitch that you may have thought.

That was Clarence Seedorf scoring for Real Madrid against Atletico Madrid back in 1997, and it just might be the trademark goal of his career.

How Fast Is Messi?

Lionel Messi’s game is helped out enormously by his speed. You just don’t score goals like this if you can’t turn on the afterburners and leave a defender or two in the dust. 

That got The18 thinking about things: how fast is Lionel Messi?

The Reason They Call Him The Hulk

In the forested training ground of Zenit St. Petersburg lives one of the most powerful strikers in the modern game. Even fellow teammates aren’t safe from his rocket of a leg during practice, and this video shows why.  

Striding past three defenders and a shot at the end blew the goalkeeper straight through the back of the net. A quick apology at the end and Hulk is ready to have another go. 

Watch Zinedine Zidane And His Son Wreck Two Freestylers

Zinedine Zidane, apparently, can still dribble the you-know-what out of the ball. Zidane and his son Enzo, a midfielder in Real Madrid's system (who is no slouch himself with the ball at his feet), took on two freestylers in some kind of weird freestyle dribbling game.


Messi Taught Boateng One Lesson To Make Him The Best Defender In The World

Jerome Boateng believed he would beat Barcelona when he walked on the field on the 6th of May, 2015. He was a part of one of the greatest teams in the world, a German machine that had just completed a ludicrous second leg comeback against FC Porto.

Ronaldinho, Chicharito Support Cuauhtemoc Blanco for Mayor

Cuauhtemoc Blanco is running for mayor of his hometown of Cuernavaca. Ronaldinho and Chicharito want him to win.