• Beluga whale filmed playing rugby in sea ‘may be an escaped Russian spy’
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    Beluga whale filmed playing rugby in sea ‘may be an escaped Russian spy’

      A beluga whale who became an viral sensation after it was filmed apparently playing catch with a rugby ball with a group of men could have escaped from a Russian military spy programme   Footage of the whale went viral earlier this month after it was seen chasing and returning a rugby ball to a group of South African rugby fans onboard a ship  It has been viewed more than 19 million times on social media.   However, experts have suggested the whale could be none other than Hvaldimir, a male beluga who is thought to have been trained by the Russian navy, The Independent reported    Hvaldimir was…

  • The Football Manager Hunted by the Stasi
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    The Football Manager Hunted by the Stasi

    Jorg Berger had not been allowed to accompany the GDR Under-21s team he was coaching to a game in the West since December 1976. That month, the authorities had found out he was about to divorce his wife, Harriet. Single men were considered a flight risk. Berger was told to move back into the Leipzig apartment he had shared with Harriet and their young son Ron if he wanted his travel privileges reinstated, but he refused. The former Lokomotive Leipzig player also rejected an offer to become one of the 174,000 informal collaborators the Stasi ran until the fall of the regime in 1990. In March 1979, Berger was at…

  • freekickerz ft. Ronaldinho vs All Star Legends (Real Football Match)
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    freekickerz ft. Ronaldinho vs All Star Legends (Real Football Match)

    When Ronaldinho makes an invite, of course everyone’s willing to come Today is no different. Ronaldinho & Friends vs. Adler All Stars Well known faces from Eintracht Frankfurt’s history Hey guys, welcome to a new video. Today it’s a bit different a different format Today I’ll react to our video from the Ronaldinho benefit match in Frankfurt Luckily I was invited to the event and I was honoured by playing on the same pitch as Ronaldinho We’ll take a look at that in a bit So let’s start with the match I’ll tell you what my impressions were and how I perceived the whole event The atmosphere in the stadium…

  • Laochra Gael 2017 – 7 Pat Fox
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    Laochra Gael 2017 – 7 Pat Fox

    When you were marking Pat Fox,… ..you knew that if you made any mistake… ..or if you didn’t concentrate fully for 70 minutes, you were finished. Fox had an incredible first touch. If he had at least a yard or two of space,… ..he would get the score almost every time. In 1979, with Pat Fox just 17 years of age,… ..he played in midfield for the U-21 Tipperary team… ..in the All-Ireland Final. Tipp were champions on the day. He moved to the full back line for the next two years… ..and Tipp’s success continued. Tipperary had a great period of success at that time. They won three U-21…

  • The Shop: UNINTERRUPTED | Gronk on Stopping Football and Partying (Season 2 Episode 3 Clip) | HBO
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    The Shop: UNINTERRUPTED | Gronk on Stopping Football and Partying (Season 2 Episode 3 Clip) | HBO

    What made you figure out last year was the last year? Was it your body? Were you just feeling– You know, I would say about like, it was about like two years ago. There was like, a game changer in my life, where like, I was trying to go out to the practices during the summer, and I was getting smoked by every rookie. And I felt, in order to do something bigger in life, in order to get to a higher stage, ’cause that’s– you’re winning the Super Bowl. I felt like I had to get away from the game and focus on my health. I live like, the…

  • 2- Getting to the Top – How to Watch Soccer by Ruud Gullit – Animated Football Book
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    2- Getting to the Top – How to Watch Soccer by Ruud Gullit – Animated Football Book

    Hi guys, this is the second video about the great book of Ruud Gullit – How to watch soccer. It is about the chapter: Getting to the Top. At eight years old, Ruud started playing in Meerboys. He was big and able to run fast. 3 years after he played in DWS. At Amsterdam youth team, Ajax players had him at a disadvantage in quick and technical combinations. But they had no answer to his physical strength. When he was 12 years old, for the first time, he was thinking: Maybe I’m a soccer player. After, he played for the Dutch youth team, where he found some difficulties in the…

  • Nueva Vida: A soccer ball kicks off a series of unfathomably unfortunate events
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    Nueva Vida: A soccer ball kicks off a series of unfathomably unfortunate events

    – Uh – Hm? Yeah we’re ready. Just… recording-. – I’m talking to you. – So just go over the story from the beginning. – So it started seven or eight years ago during an intramural soccer game. I got hit in the head by the ball. I’d been hit in the head by the ball my whole life. But this time I guess it hit me in the wrong spot at the wrong velocity and it did something, I didn’t think much of it at the time, I just kept playing the game. It wasn’t until two weeks later when my grandparents came to visit that they noticed I…

  • Mad About Football: Dheeran’s lifelong commitment with Chennaiyin FC (with English Subs)
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    Mad About Football: Dheeran’s lifelong commitment with Chennaiyin FC (with English Subs)

    I used to be committed But due to some personal problems.. We had to break up To recover from the shock of that break up I struggled. That was one of the toughest times of my life It was very hard during those days What helped me recover from the tragedy were three things. One, my parents The next thing was my friends. And the third thing was football So for a person who was going through a difficult time facing problems and multiple hurdle, football was a great help Thanks to football I wouldn’t brood over other things I wouldn’t be sitting and thinking of the old times It…

  • Would You Give Up Your Passport To Play For China? This is Li Ke
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    Would You Give Up Your Passport To Play For China? This is Li Ke

    It’s definitely not what everybody does –to give up British citizenship, say bye to your family,change your name and leave your whole life behind really.There’s no going back.I’m Li Ke, but you might know me as Nico Yennaris.I grew up in East London, born in Leytonstone,grew up in Walthamstow/Chingford.I joined Arsenal’s academy when I was seven, and I was there until I was 20. My contract was ending and I had to start looking at, “Will I make it here, or do I need to make a career somewhere else and work my way back up?” When I was a kid, I always wanted to play in a World Cup…

  • A Brief History of Samuel Eto’o
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    A Brief History of Samuel Eto’o

    Samuel Eto’o is one of the most successful African players of all time. Internationally, he is Cameroon’s record goal-scorer. He won the Africa Cup of Nations twice, in 2000 and 2002, and also a gold medal at the Sydney Olympics. All of which occurred in the background of a glittering club career during which he starred for two of the finest sides of their generation. Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona, who won a La Liga, Copa Del Rey and Champions League treble in 2009, and Jose Mourinho’s Inter Milan who, the very next season, repeated the feat in Italy, collecting the Serie A title, the Coppa Italia, and – again – the…