Soccer Hooliganism Turns Deadly: Out-Of-Control Fans Dump Body In River

At The18, we have covered many stories about soccer hooliganism and match abandoments around the world - from the biggest rivalries in soccer, to the worst instances of fans rioting on the pitch, to street brawls outside stadiums (some of them very strange indeed).

Neymar And His Friends Cannot Sing

Sometimes all it takes is a little glimpse into the lives of professional athletes to remind us that they are not, in fact, that different from you and me. With the advent of social media, those little glimpses have turned into recorded moments that we can watch over, and over, and over again. 

Keep Calm And Pass It To Pirlo (VIDEO)

Andrea Pirlo. A man whose look bleeds elegance. The Italian midfielder is loved by everyone not only for his beard, but for his pure class and majesty on the pitch. The Juventus striker never seems to be nervous or worried about anything and he acts the exact way when he's leading Serie A side Juventus. 

Cuauhtemoc Blanco: Still Got It

Aging Mexican star Cuauhtemoc Blanco scored two goals in what may have been the last game of his career.

Mechanic Scores Greatest Rabona Of All Time

Welcome to the lower depths of English football, where the pitches are 90% mud, the players have proper jobs and attendances are in double figures. Welcome to a place where you can bring your dog to watch football and the subs’ bench is just that. Welcome, my friends, to the Football Conference.

But don’t let us fool you into thinking the Conference is some sort of footballing hovel. Lord no. As we’re about to demonstrate, the Conference is home to the man responsible for possibly the finest Rabona ever scored.

CR7 Loses His Temper. Then Audi Gives Him A Crazy Expensive Car.

You don’t get to where Cristiano Ronaldo is by liking to lose. Just as Barcelona did, the Real Madrid first team participated in an Audi event which ended with the company gifting cars to the players. 

Jim Carrey And Jeff Daniels Attempt To Talk About Soccer

In an attempt to promote their new movie Dumb and Dumber To, Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels took a tour of Arsenal’s home stadium, the Emirates. When they were not appreciating relics of Arsenal lore, which they probably did not care for, Jim and Jeff answered a few questions concerning Arsenal, their past experiences with English football, Alexis Sanchez, and, of course, their new movie. Ever the funny guys, laughter quickly ensued. 

Messi Gets Hit In The Head With A Water Bottle, Gets A Yellow Card

Lionel Messi got hit in the head by a water bottle and some change after angry Valencia fans couldn’t contain themselves following the club’s 1-0 loss to the Blaugrana on Sunday. 

Valencia played Barcelona tough throughout the match and actually had more opportunities then the Catalans, but they could not beat Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. Luis Suarez thought he had given Barcelona the lead when he buried a deflection in the 69th minute; however, he was wrongly called offside.

Goalie Does It Again! This Time With A 92-Foot Punt Assist.

He’s back! Nat Tehran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand made news last week when he launched a pass from his own 18 yard line to 20 yards past the halfway line, which spurred a one-touch goal from 30 yards out by teammate Gholamreza Rezaei. 

This time, instead of flexing his arm muscles, the Iranian keeper booted a punt from his own box all the way to the Persepolis 18 yard line, which teammate Amir Arsalan Motahari headed into the net on his first touch, giving Naft Tehran a 2-1 victory in the 92nd minute. 

Striker Scores A Goal With His Crotch, Pays Price

It has been said that the price of glory is the one debt that no man can avoid.

If this next video is anything to go off, it would seem that only men cannot avoid it.

When Wayne Curtis stepped onto the pitch back in 2005, you can bet he was willing to put it all on the line in order to make sure his team won. Little did he know, that day “it all” would also include the livelihoods of future unborn generations of the Curtis Clan.