Soccer Referees Under Attack at Home and Abroad – Painful Sports Video

Video of soccer referee punched in head
March 24, 2011

Athletes these days have no respect for authority. Now we have not one but two different instances of soccer referees being attacked by players. Below is a video from another country and, while I can’t quite make out what the announcer is saying, I believe it is something along the lines of “We have a bit of a disagreement down on the field and the players are unhappy with the…

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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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Painful Sports Video: Soccer Player Scores Goal in First Four Seconds of Game

Soccer goal scored four seconds into game
March 9, 2011

We have no idea where this happened or when. What we do know is that if this happened like, twenty times a game in soccer, more Americans would be fans.  Maybe soccer goals need to be taller so it would be easier to just kick it over the goal keepers head. No, seriously. This is like a full court shot to start a basketball game, only better because no one…

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Painless Sports Video: Soccer Floppers Are Here!

Soccer video: player slaps own face with opponents hand
February 25, 2011

Yes, it seems that all competitive athletes try to get an edge against their opponents, whether it’s the latest equipment, the newest training techniques, watching film looking for weakness and a few “game day” ploys that are often overlooked. But when it comes to all out fakery, we think the winner hands down has to be professional soccer where the official logo is a player writhing on the ground holding…

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