drunky times

10,000 Belgium Fans Plan to Chug a Beer Each Time Neymar Flops

The Belgium-based Facebook invite has 26,000 people "interested" in the Belgium vs. Brazil-based event. People gonna get fucked up.
Liam Daniel Pierce
World Cup

Is Cheating in Soccer More Acceptable in Some Countries than Others?

There have long been stereotypes that some cultures are OK with diving and other more controversial bits of gamesmanship, but that may not actually be the case.
David Cox
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Video Review Has Made the World Cup Better

Video review has avoided doing what many feared it would do: create more problems than it solved. So far, the addition of VAR (video assistant referees) has been a good thing.
Daniel Squizzato

2018 Will Be the Year of Neymar

Nobody not named Messi or Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or since 2007. This could be the year that finally changes.
Shahan Ahmed

"QUE PASO?" Neymar Trolls PSG After Historic Comeback

After a dramatic 6-5 win over PSG in Champions League action, Neymar trolled PSG's Adrien Rabiot on Instagram.
Mike Vorkunov

Barcelona Pull off Miracle Comeback Against PSG to advance in Champions League

Barca scored three goals in the final two minutes plus stoppage time to make it happen.
Sean Newell
football cliches and meaningless debates

Deconstructing The Arbitrary Debate Over ‘World Class’ Footballers

It seems that not a week goes by without an argument over a footballer’s ‘world class’ status. Here, we call out that frame of reference for being completely fucking pointless.
Will Magee

The Soccer World Comes Together to Pay Tribute to Chapecoense On The Day of Players' Burial

It's the kind of story that takes you out of the context of the sport, and, in the words of former Chapecoense player Gabriel, makes you want to not "leave for tomorrow what you can do today."​
Liam Daniel Pierce
La Liga

Valencia Fan Hits Neymar and Messi in the Head with a Water Bottle After Late Barcelona Win

Don't be surprised if you discover soon that Valencia fans have been penalized for the incident.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Neymar Posts Video of Him Singing Terribly, Possibly Lost a Bet?

This has got to be a joke. For Neymar's sake, for our sake. Please.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
gabriel jesus

Gabriel Jesus Scores Twice as Brazil Begins to Right the Ship

Brazil's 19-year-old Gabriel Jesus put on a show against Ecuador last night.
Leander Schaerlaeckens

Watching Neymar and Brazil Win Gold With the Three Old Ladies

Our writer watched the men's soccer gold medal match in a neighborhood in Rio, where three older women talked to him about Brazilian pride, love and life.
Aaron Gordon