Archive for the ‘Odd Ball’ Category

Triple Dummy Corner Routine (Video)

Triple Dummy Corner Routine (Video)

Serbia U17s’ Andrija Zivkovic scores against Moldova after an awesome triple dummy corner routine.

Brazilian Team Medic Saves Goal (Video)

Brazilian Team Medic Saves Goal (Video)

During last Sunday’s Brazilian lower league game between Ponta Pora and Coxim, the Ponta Pora team medic ran onto the field and made an excellent clearing tackle, preventing the Coxim player from equalizing the score. Ponta Pora won 1:0.

Brazilian Motorcycle Racer Banned after Pretending to Faint (Video)

Brazilian Motorcycle Racer Banned after Pretending to Faint (Video)

Motorcycle racer Marlinton dos Reis Teixeira, aka Kalunga, was banned from a Grand Prix Moto Race in the city of Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil, after pretending to faint during the race. Kalunga slipped on the rainy track and decided to go for a red flag by feigning a fainting spell, following a couple of unsuccessful attempts to return to the race. The whole thing was caught on camera:

8-Year-Old’s Amazing Touchdown Run (Video)

8-Year-Old’s Amazing Touchdown Run (Video)

An 8-year-old kid named Jayden Scott runs through the entire defense for a touchdown.

Incredible Blindfolded Penalty (Video)

Incredible Blindfolded Penalty (Video)

Finnish striker Pekka Sihvola scores an incredible rabona penalty kick goal – blindfolded.

The Best Goalkeeper Goal Ever (Video)

The Best Goalkeeper Goal Ever (Video)

Danish goalkeeper Jakob Kohler scored a goal on Saturday that is already being dubbed as the ‘greatest goalie goal ever‘. Kohler’s football club Frem took on Skjold Birkerod in the Danish second division when he managed to hit an acrobatic, overhead kick (aka the bicycle kick) equalizer to secure a point for his side.

Polish Man Risks His Life for a Photo (Video)

Polish Man Risks His Life for a Photo (Video)

An amateur photographer gets too close to the action during a tandem drift competition in Karpacz, Poland, and is almost hit by a speeding race car.

Amazing Table Tennis Shot at Paralympics (Video)

Amazing Table Tennis Shot at Paralympics (Video)

David Wetherill made an amazing diving table tennis shot at the London 2012 Paralympics Thursday. It still wasn’t enough to avoid 3-1 defeat by Thomasz Kusiak.

Squirrel Interrupts US Open (Video)

Squirrel Interrupts US Open (Video)

A squirrel interrupted Tuesday’s U.S. Open match between Julien Benneteau and Olivier Rochus. The frisky squirrel ran onto the court during the second set, left briefly, but returned for some more nutty antics.

Swedish Soccer Fans vs Linesman (Video)

Swedish Soccer Fans vs Linesman (Video)

Funny Långholmen FC fans mimic the assistant referee during the match of Swedish football cup against IFK Göteborg.