Hulk Goal Disallowed, Ruled A Handball

Hulk appeared to score a pretty athletic goal in the 55th minute but referee Howard Webb ruled it was a handball. Marcelo crossed a neat ball to Hulk and as he tried to corral it, the ball clearly hit him in the forearm/armpit area before he controlled it and swept it into the corner of the goal. Brazil and Chile… » 6/28/14 1:37pm 6/28/14 1:37pm

Chile Recover From Own-Goal To Equalize Brazil

The first half of Brazil-Chile was a bit of a nail-biter for the hosts. It ended 1-1, but Brazil could easily be down 2-1 or even 2-0. Brazil's first goal, off a Neymar corner kick, was initially given to David Luiz—which would be his first goal ever in 40 caps for Brazil—but it sure looks like it went off defender… » 6/28/14 12:59pm 6/28/14 12:59pm

Russian Soccer Fans Claim To Be Non-Racists In Letter That Is Totally…

Zenit St. Petersburg, one of the most successful teams in the Russian Premier League, recently signed two players of mixed ethnicity. Hulk, a forward from Brazil and Alex Witsel, a midfielder from Belgium, are the two darkest skinned players on the team. Landscrona, a fan club of the team, released a letter on its… » 12/17/12 11:45am 12/17/12 11:45am

This Rocket Goal From Hulk Can Only Be Described As Incredible

Last night's O Classico battle between Portugal's two top teams didn't disappoint, and with a late goal off a free kick FC Porto downed Benfica 3-2. But it was the opening goal that was most impressive, as Brazilian forward Hulk launched a rocket early in the match that broke 60 miles an hour. [ESPN3] » 3/03/12 2:00pm 3/03/12 2:00pm