Video: Everyday Football Fouls

Video: Everyday Football Fouls
July 10, 2014

Has watching the FIFA World Cup 2014 made American’s fans of soccer, or did it just make us notice all the silly fouls, flopping, and knee grabbing the sport is know for? Watch this video to see what every day life would be like if we reacted to being bumped or pushed like football players do.

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World Cup Referee: Faking Injuries Could Lead to Delay in Treating Players Who Are Actually Hurt

Last month, the owner of a major soccer team suggested that the best way to stop soccer flopping was to penalize the fakers. Now comes word from a World Cup referee who believes that injury fakes could be putting players who are actually hurt on the field at risk. Why? Apparently, game officials like Howard Webb are seeing so much “diving” by pro players that they just expect that they’re…

May 25, 2012
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Soccer Boss: Divers Should Face Three Game Ban

So, finally someone in the world of professional football (soccer) has admitted that so-called “divers” (because they dive to the ground clutching a non-injured leg) are damaging the sport and, if caught, they should be banned for three games. Well, duh? It took them this long to see this is a problem? (Watch the video below for some classic dive examples.) At the World Cup two years ago, the diving…

April 16, 2012
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Video: Soccer Player Takes Dive, Kicks Teammate Who Tries to Help Him Up

Nothing unusual about professional soccer players falling every time a stiff breeze blows. What is different about this video is that the player falls and then a teammate tries to help him up . . . like even HE doesn’t buy the dive. Of course, the faking player (some guy named Pepe) won’t have any of it, pushes his teammate away and even kicks at him (with his “broken” leg)…

April 11, 2012
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Painful Sports Video: Worst Soccer Dive Ever?

We keep saying we have found video of the worst soccer fake injury ever, and then some dumbass comes along and proves us wrong . . . again. The only name we can see with this video is “Peter Wisgerhof” so we’re going to assume that’s him in the red, grabbing his knee after an opposing player comes within five feet of his leg. No, seriously, it’s not even close….

August 1, 2011
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Soccer Player Taken Off in Stretcher After Poke in Eye From Teammate During Goal Celebration

soccer player poked in eye
March 21, 2011

Professional soccer players appear to fall down when a strong breeze comes by anymore. In this painless, Painful Sports Video, a guy from the team in the green is just minding his own business, hugging teammates after a goal when Johnny Giantfingers comes running in and pokes him right n the eye, . . . or maybe near the eye, . . . or possibly just in the general head…

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