Ronaldo Scores Three, Feigns Human Emotion; Portugal On To World Cup

The Portugal-Sweden playoff matchup was seen by most as little more than a matchup of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimović, two of the best players in the world. Portugal won on Friday in Lisbon, 1-0, after a late diving header from Ronaldo. For Sweden to advance, they'd have to win today. That meant that… » 11/19/13 5:53pm 11/19/13 5:53pm

The Portugal-Sweden World Cup Playoff Will Be A Beautiful Tragedy

Two-legged playoffs to decide the final spots for the 2014 World Cup are being played this week and next. We've already seen Uruguay and Mexico more or less punch their tickets with mollywhoppings of, respectively, Jordan and New Zealand. Friday's European playoff matchups will undoubtedly be much more dramatic. » 11/14/13 4:40pm 11/14/13 4:40pm

So, How Did The World's Best Soccer Team Manage Without The World's…

Barcelona traveled to Paris yesterday to take on Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of what might be the most intriguing matchup of the Champions League quarterfinals round. PSG, bought by a group of Qatari investors last year, has quickly become one of the richest clubs in the world. This season, they bought… » 4/03/13 6:50pm 4/03/13 6:50pm

A Mad Genius Zlatan Ibrahimovic Fan Bought His Favorite Player's Domain…

Paris Saint-Germain acquired the services of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from AC Milan over the summer, and since his old team confirmed that he'd be heading to the Paris club, "Ibrahimovic," reports UK's Metro, has been "rumoured to be looking to strengthen his marketing ties in France." That could conceivably mean buying a… » 1/05/13 5:45pm 1/05/13 5:45pm

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Long-Range Bicycle Kick Goal Is A Truly Astounding…

There are no words for this, Sweden's capping goal in their 4-2 friendly win over England today. We could try and explain that it really didn't mean anything, because the outcome was already decided and the match had no implications anyway other than vaguely affecting Sweden and England's FIFA rankings. Maybe that… » 11/14/12 4:41pm 11/14/12 4:41pm

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Admits To Catching A Beating From Oguchi Onyewu

In AC MIlan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's new autobiography, he describes his 2010 brawl with Oguchi Onyewu. Ibrahimovic may have a black belt in taekwondo, but Onyewu has a black belt in hurting Swedes: "[T]he two players 'wanted to destroy each other,'... 'I'm not talking about a small row,' Ibrahimovic writes. 'It… » 11/10/11 11:10am 11/10/11 11:10am