"The screws resent being here as much as we do. If there's a big game on, they want to watch the full ninety minutes uninterrupted. They've locked down wings for that reason, the twats."
In just three days, the Mediterranean city saw the best and worst of what soccer has to offer.
We found out how Psyonix went from making a cult game with a ridiculous name to launching one of 2015's most popular titles.
Check out a free episode from VICE World of Sports, where we explore the highly organized soccer league behind the walls of Uganda's only maximum-security prison.
Tonight on VICELAND, we visit Uganda's only maximum security prison and its elaborate inmate soccer league.
It's almost 25 years old, but Sensi remains the most accessible and user-friendly soccer game around.
Tonight on VICELAND, we explore Palestine's expressive fashion world on STATES OF UNDRESS, and head to Serbia's violent soccer derby on VICE World of Sports.
The 'Cruyff turn' was somewhere between Turner and Picasso—the work of both a delicate craftsman and a wildly inventive revolutionary.
We grabbed lunch with the comedian and had a chat about his new special, Comedy Camisado.
I have no idea when mom was diagnosed, but it must have been after the driveway and after the buggy in the rain.
Uganda's only maximum security prison, Luzira, holds a sophisticated prison soccer tournament known not only for its top-notch talent, but the remarkable part it plays in the country's low recidivism rate.
FIFA's indoor mode was soccer stripped back to its joyful core—so how'd it come about, and why'd it disappear?
They chucked bottles and bricks while chanting "we hate n*****s."
A cautionary tale of bribery, stupidity, and an obese, parrot-loving snitch.
For a number of young players released from their contracts, selling large quantities of cocaine seems like the easiest way to maintain the lifestyle they once enjoyed.
We went there to watch a soccer game between one of Tepito's best known teams and Las Gardenias, a team made up by trans people who live in the barrio.
When you spend nearly 750 hours of your life with someone they become important to you—even when they're a video game character named Ivica Strok who you made up.
Having a top-flight football league is a relatively new for Australia. But we do hooliganism like old pros.
Feb 23, 2015
Since the 1960s, the UK has been struggling with hooliganism in soccer, which is sometimes called the English disease.
"You're just watching these guys chase around a ball, and it feels fantastic."
Will Gerrard be remembered as a star, or as a tired man who fell over once?
Because soccer, and playing soccer, is a working-class thing. That's what working-class people do.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about the drones patrolling the US-Mexico border and an investigator's probe into World Cup bids.
Almost nothing is as addictive, apparently, as a video game that allows you to pretend that you are in charge of a soccer team.