It might’ve taken a few decades but for the first time ever, a woman has been shortlisted for FIFA’s goal of the year! The FIFA Puskas Award sees thousands of spectacular goal scorers go head-to-head in a battle for glory. Last year’s winner was Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored an ‘audacious, acrobatic bicycle kick’ (check it […]
Japanese football fans are getting a neat reputation these days for their unparalleled sporting spirit — they recently stayed behind after a World Cup match to clean up their litter, despite having just watched their team lose to Ivory Coast. As this photo roundup in The Huffington Post shows, Japanese fans also appear pretty winning […]
What did I just watch? Bubble football, or Funballz, which somewhat reminds us of Zorbing — the human-sized equivalent of racing around in hamster ball-like bubbles— was unleashed earlier this year on Norwegian TV by comedy talkshow hosts Henrik Elvestad and Johan Golden. It’s basically football involving players who don huge inflatable bubbles. Funny looking […]
No matter what happens in life, we all want something better at some point. This video most certainly help you get to that point. It is a mash-up of Giavanni Ruffin, who is a running back for East Carolina, and a motivational speech by Eric Thomas.
Every weekend on the Hackney Marshes in London, UK, hundreds of people participate in football matches as part of the Hackney and Leyton Sunday League. This mini-series is about the home-made thrown together referee attire, the individuality and personality to a bloke that’s always seen as the bad guy…maybe it is about that £30 for the 90 minutes […]
This great namecard for a football coach is both functional and fun. He can flip it to the back, where a pitch is printed as a blank canvas — and then scrawl his field tactics all over it and talk football strategy. The design is by Bravo Company.
Football fanatic Simon Harsent documented different locations for playing football around the world. According to Harsent, his purpose was “to go behind the headlines, the transfer fees, and the Ferraris”. From well-known stadiums to forgotten alleyways, these photographs show a more eerie side to this beloved game.
In 1995 Hans Van Der Meer set out to create a different sort of sports photography book going away from the cliched traditions of glossy pictures of massive stars and instead concentrated his efforts on capturing football in its most original form. He travelled the world shooting pictures of the most interesting amateur football pitches he could find and it makes for something really quite interesting. Definitely worth a look at if you’re interested in football or pictures of grass.
At the heart of the new GFunk and Batz Street Series T-Shirt range lie bright and playful designs, bold graphics, and an inherent sense of soul. The collection pushes the envelope of football design, drawing inspiration from graffiti, pop culture and art. A new cut and soft combed cotton completes the urban outfit. Best worn with black or indigo denim, casual jacket and white sneakers.