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Culture

Photos of Russian Hooligans at the Scene's Bloodiest Peak

"You no longer see these beautiful moments where 100 guys beat the shit out of each other."
Samantha Elliott
4.15.19
beer

Swedish Soccer Player Catches Beer Thrown to Him, Chugs It, Becomes Instant Legend

How did it not spill???
Ilkka Sirén
2.24.19
soccer

Irish Soccer Club Fakes Player's Death to Get out of Game

An amateur club in Ireland told the league Fernando LaFuente had died in a car crash for some reason. A moment of silence was held at games across the league and he became famous.
Sean Newell
11.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Shows Terrifying Escalator Accident in Rome That Injured at Least 20

Cellphone footage shows the machine going haywire and suddenly speeding up, sending dozens of people hurtling down the steps.
Drew Schwartz
10.24.18
Sports

Inside the 'Church' Devoted to Argentina’s Favourite Soccer Player

Diego Armando Maradona is one of the best soccer players of all time. And for many fans, he’s a god.
VICE Staff
8.8.18
Australia Today

Usain Bolt Is Coming to the Australian A-League

He also trialled for Dortmund, but will probably play for the Central Coast Mariners.
Mahmood Fazal
7.17.18
feminism

Pussy Riot Member Sentenced After On-Field Protest at the World Cup Final

Veronica Nikulshina, the first member to face the court, was sentenced to 15 days of administrative arrest at a special prison and was banned from attending future sporting events.
Noisey en Español
7.17.18
Noisey News

BTS Vaults iTunes Charts After South Korea Saves Mexico's World Cup Chances

South Korea's surprise defeat of Germany ensured that Mexico would advance to the knockout stage, and Mexican fans are showing their gratitude seemingly by downloading K-pop.
Phil Witmer
6.28.18
Essays

Daryl Hall's 1994 World Cup Song Was So Bad That It Should Be in a Museum

What can Daryl Hall, Diana Ross, OJ Simpson, and a Mancunian indie band can teach us about the summer of 94?
Alex Robert Ross
6.19.18
world cup 2018

This AI Simulated the 2018 World Cup 100,000 Times to Predict a Winner

A group of researchers used AI and machine learning to predict that Spain and Germany are the most likely winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.16.18
Internet Insecurity

Someone Has Infected at Least 500,000 Routers All Over The World And No One Knows Why

But Ukraine’s government says it thinks that Russia will use “VPNFilter” to attack Saturday’s Champions League final.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

One of Israel's Top Soccer Teams Wants to Rename Itself After Trump

Beitar Jerusalem's fans are notorious for their "extreme" right-wing nationalism and anti-Arab chants.
Adam Forrest
5.14.18
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