Kazakhstani Soccer Games Are Apparently Played Underwater

This footage, from a match between Ekibastuz and Almaty in Kazakhstan's top league, has been making the rounds over the last day. Be it a due to a busted water main or a pitch tilted from the horizontal, give credit to the players for sloshing through adversity. (After first trying to throw in the corner. Rules are… » 3/08/13 10:00am 3/08/13 10:00am

Here's An Adorably Vicious Hockey Brawl With 9-Year-Olds

Making the rounds today is this pro-quality brawl between two Kazakhstani U10 teams. If the biased YouTube uploader is to be believed, it began after the winning Astana team (in white) kept trash talking during the handshake line. What's Kazakh for "I can't believe I shook this guy's frigging hand?" [via Puck Daddy] » 12/13/11 1:45pm 12/13/11 1:45pm

This Flying Kick Got A Kazakh Soccer Player Banned For Life

This footage, taken during a post-game brawl on April 16 this year, has just turned up. It shows Kairat's Armand Masimzhanov delivering a brutal flying kick to a Lokomotiv player at the end of their match. Masimzhanov was banned for life from the Kazakhstan Football Federation for "terrible cruelty." Cantona rises… » 5/04/11 11:45am 5/04/11 11:45am