Added by Dre` on August 8, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Spain beat the Netherlands 1-0 in extra time last night to win soccer’s World Cup for the first time in a match that set a record for yellow cards.
Andres Iniesta scored in the 116th minute at Soccer City in Johannesburg after the match finished scoreless in regulation. The game featured 14 yellow cards, a record for a World Cup final. Nine of them went to the Dutch, who had John Heitinga sent off for his second… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on July 11, 2010 at 8:00pm —
Now that's a fan!
This World Cup has definitely been marked with dedicated fans who have been offering motivation for their home teams.
First it was Argentina coach Diego Maradona, who promised to run naked through the streets of Buenos Aires if Argentina won. (For this reason alone, I'm glad Argentina is out. I'm sure there are Argentina fans who are glad Argentina is out).
Next, it was Larissa Riquelme, the… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on July 8, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Spot the difference? The replica cup is on the left next to the real thing
: Police in Colombia have seized a replica World Cup trophy - made from 11 kilos of cocaine.
The statue - complete with engravings and painted decorations - was discovered during a security check at Bogota airport.
It was made with cocaine mixed with a moulding… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on July 4, 2010 at 10:57am —
KATY Perry has revealed she competes with the World Cup by giving Russell Brand lots of sexy trouser kisses.
When asked by a DJ how she’s coping with being a World Cup widow, the minx shoved a saucy answer down the host’s throat.
“Yeah, it’s been tough a little bit,” Katy, 25, told Real Radio.
“Russell did this massive play on words type speech the other day, which basically started with him saying he loves me… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on July 3, 2010 at 7:00am —
(CNN) -- The Netherlands came from a goal down to beat 10-man Brazil 2-1 in their World Cup quarterfinal clash in Port Elizabeth on Friday.
An early goal from Robinho had put Brazil in command, but in the second half the Dutch drew level when Wesley Sneijder's cross was deflected into his own net by Felipe Melo.
Inter Milan's Sneijder then headed his team ahead in the 68th minute after Arjen Robben's corner had been… Continue
Added by James on July 2, 2010 at 11:59am —
Paraguay has a lot riding on its progress in the World Cup. National fame and pride, maybe a little extra money in their pockets. If the White and Red goes all the way and take the championship on July 11, though, there’ll be a naked lingerie model running through the streets of their country, too.
Larissa Riquelme is a Paraguayan model who has become the most famous fan of her national team recently. She’s been among the… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on July 1, 2010 at 2:35pm —
London, England (CNN) -- Forget the troublesome flight of the Jabulani ball or the impact of playing at altitude, this World Cup looks likely to be dominated by one issue: FIFA's refusal to use video technology during matches.
On Sunday, the head of football's governing body looked on as England's Frank Lampard was inexplicably denied a clear goal against Germany by the match officials who failed to see the ball drop well behind the… Continue
Added by James on June 28, 2010 at 5:54pm —
(CNN) -- The United States crashed out of the World Cup on Saturday night as Ghana became just the third African team to ever reach the quarterfinals with a 2-1 extra-time victory.
Asamoah Gyan scored the winning goal in the third minute of the opening period of non-regulation play as Ghana's "Black Stars" eliminated the U.S. for the second time in a row at soccer's showpiece tournament.
Ghana will now play Uruguay in… Continue
Added by James on June 26, 2010 at 5:19pm —
American hero: Landon Donovan celebrates the goal that clinched top spot and qualification for the USA --Photo: AFP
Donovan's goal saw the Americans seal a 1-0 win over Algeria and leap frog both Slovenia and England and clinch top spot in Group C.
With England having secured qualification minutes earlier with a 1-0 victory over Slovenia, the Americans went into injury time staring at an unlikely exit with a point… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on June 23, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Catching on to the World Cup a little late? World Cup game highlights not YouTube? Fallen behind and missed a game? Just want to see your country win again?
From now until July 11th when the World Cup finishes you can find every world cup game online at BooBooTV
, your un
Official source of all things World Cup, not just the games we'll be… Continue
Added by BooBooTV on June 14, 2010 at 7:00pm —
Divided': Katy Perry shows her loyalties as she steps out in a half-and-half rubber dress made of a Union Jack and American flag in London last night
: It must have been difficult for Katy Perry to decide who to cheer for during England's World Cup match against the USA yesterday.
As an American, but with a British fiancé in the form of comedian Russell… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on June 13, 2010 at 9:00am —
A picture taken on December 7, 2008 shows former South African president Nelson Mandela hugging his great granddaughter Zenani Mandela.
JOHANNESBURG—Former South African President Nelson Mandela said he won't be able to attend the World Cup's opening match Friday due to the death of his great-granddaughter, casting a cloud over the event.
Mr. Mandela's 13-year-old great-granddaughter, Zenani Mandela, was killed in a car… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on June 11, 2010 at 10:30am —
: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys have scrapped plans to record a song for this summer's World Cup – because they don't know enough about football.
The pair, who released the recent single 'Empire State Of Mind', had considered recording a track for the football tournament in South Africa.
But Keys said their lack of knowledge about the sport had stopped them from moving forward with the idea.
"If we did a… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on March 31, 2010 at 11:00am —
(TMZ)David Beckham tore his Achilles tendon during a match today and is in danger of missing the 2010 World Cup.
His face, chest and abs are still in perfect health.
Added by YMCMB on March 15, 2010 at 2:09am —
USA opens play against England,
finds itself in the Group of Death with Portugal
and Ivory Coast
who's your favorite?
Added by corentin on December 4, 2009 at 2:59pm —
More pictures after the break..Thisis50
will post pictures of the african trip of the Soccer World Cup Trophy.Today:
Gambia, Cape Verde, Morocco and Mali.
On the pic above, the president of Gambia, Africa
is presenting the World Cup Trophy in the stadium of the capital Banjul…
Added by WorldCup2010 on October 8, 2009 at 11:30pm —
Fifa, football's world governing body, is set to unveil plans which will see a Live-8 style event take place on the eve of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The three-hour event will feature a mix of global superstars such as Beyoncé, Jay-Z and the Black Eyed Peas as well as popular African artists.
Singer Diana Ross memorably fluffed her lines at the 1994 World Cup when she failed to convert a penalty and the concert is… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on October 7, 2009 at 4:00pm —
is a mixture prescription-strength cough syrup containing codeine and soda. Although, the concoction originated in the south, rappers like Dipset
and Lil Wayne
have popularized it across the nation.
The drink, or… Continue
Added by ChasinDatPaper on September 30, 2009 at 7:30am —
Added by Munz on February 4, 2009 at 11:06am —