Italian Soccer Fan Has Hell Of A Time Calming Down His Rowdy Paisani

As the Napoli team bus set off for Turin ahead of tomorrow’s monster Juventus-Napoli showdown, something like 1,000 Neapolitans showed up to see their boys off. Or, more accurately, to block the bus’s path in order to hoot and holler and light flares and gin up the players so that they step out on the pitch as charged…

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Inter Manager Roberto Mancini Says Opposing Manager Called Him A "Faggot"

Yesterday’s tense Coppa Italia Inter-Napoli match boiled over when the two teams’ managers got into a sideline argument towards the end of the game, for which Inter coach Roberto Mancini was sent off the pitch. After the match, an upset Mancini decried his counterpart Maurizio Sarri’s behavior, claiming he was called…

Italian Striker Celebrates Goal With A Nice, Refreshing Beer

Empoli’s Massimo Maccarone is really old. At 36 years old, you imagine the mere act of getting up in the morning, heading to the stadium, going through warmups, and playing a grueling match has to wear on him. So far be it from anyone to judge him for celebrating his overcoming of the odds—not only has he whipped his…

Serie A Free Kick So Good The Keeper Doesn't Even Try To Save It

Genoa and Torino are still fighting out the last few games of the Serie A season with hopes of a European league qualification still on the line. Omar El Kaddouri’s free kick to equalize for Torino today was certainly worthy of any international competition, as he placed it so perfectly Genoa keeper Mattia Perin just…

Serie A Side Parma, $106 Million In Debt, Declared Bankrupt

Serie A side Parma, who are dead last and a sure thing to be relegated, was declared bankrupt in Italian court today, according to The Guardian. While it looks like they will finish out the Serie A season—possibly with funding from the league or Italian soccer federation—there remains the possibility that the club…

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