How Hulk Became The World's Most Underappreciated Superstar

If there's one good thing about the handful of great players plying their trade in Russia—and it would be the only good thing, mind you—it's that their home Champions League ties often start a few hours before the rest. That timeslot gives their abilities at least a modicum of the attention they deserve yet so often… » 10/01/14 10:06am 10/01/14 10:06am

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 Axel 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 9:45am 12/17/12 9:45am

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