Real Madrid players are really good at kicking soccer balls. This much is obvious. Of course they are good at kicking soccer balls. They play for Real Madrid, after all.
Soccer balls are not the only things Real Madrid players are good at kicking, however. As proof, watch Marcelo, Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic tooling around with a tennis ball.
Jack Wilshere went ice skating last week and it was a news event.
Wilshere posted a picture on Instagram of him and his family ice skating, remarking that he managed to avoid injury. Jack Wilshere has a reputation for being injury prone and is at least a little self-aware.
We here at The18 do not like goal GIFs. OK, maybe we like some of them. But mostly, we don’t like them. We, like you, have been burned too many times on Twitter, expecting to see a great replay of a goal only to get a stupid GIF merely telling us what we already knew, that soandso scored for suchandsuch team.
If you win five Ballon d'Ors in your career, you get to customize the outside of an airplane with your various logos. I don't make the rules (yes I do, I make them up and then blog about them in hopes that you, the reader, will click and help keep me from having to get a real job).
Anyway, Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d'Or earlier this week, and celebrated by either getting on or getting off of an airplane adorned with his various logos. It was all very luxurious.
You probably don’t know who Paul Lapointe is. It’s OK. After today, you may not need to know who he is.
Let me first get this out of the way: To every outlet that live tweeted every single moment of the World Cup draw, STFU — you’re wasting precious Twitter space. Second, can we take a moment to make fun of everyone who made absurd overreactions during the World Cup draw?
Twitter by nature is a platform that encourages instant, raw reaction often at the expense of thoughtful dialogue. So let's give some raw reactions to Twitter's World Cup draw reactions.
Despite finally ending his La Liga goal drought against Malaga on Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo is having a no-good, very bad season so far in Spain. Luckily, Cristiano Jr. is here to pick up the slack.
Ronaldo posted a video on Instagram of his son hitting a sweet free kick in a youth game. Gosh, I wonder where he learned to do that?
Piers Morgan, Arsenal's most bombastic celebrity fan who does not appear regularly on Arsenal Fan TV, embroiled himself in a heated exchange with the (probably fake) Twitter account of one Kolo Toure, the former Arsenal defender and current Celtic coach.