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Let Us Congratulate Vladimir Putin For Victoriously Claiming The One Available Umbrella During World Cup Medal Ceremonies Let Us Congratulate Vladimir Putin For Victoriously Claiming The One Available Umbrella During World Cup Medal Ceremonies

I can’t quite describe why I find this image so funny, but here it is: Vladimir Putin, grinning in the handshake line at the World Cup medal ceremony, with like the one umbrella anywhere in sight being held over his head dutifully by an attendant, while all around him are drenched in pouring rain:

France Topple Croatia In Hectic, Exhausting World Cup Final France Topple Croatia In Hectic, Exhausting World Cup Final

A hilariously wild and ragged World Cup final concluded with a 4-2 victory for France, after a chaotic first half marked by a pair of dumb goals for France, and a second half marked by a Pussy Riot field invasion and maybe the dumbest goal you will ever see in a World Cup Final, from Croatia.

This World Cup Final Match Absolutely Fucking Rules This World Cup Final Match Absolutely Fucking Rules

If you were worried the World Cup final would present a couple of cagey teams hoping to avoid mistakes and get lucky on one decisive set piece or counterattack, that fear was dashed in just the 18th minute, when a pretty shameless dive gave France a dangerous free kick that converted to an own goal on the very…

Belgium Topple England In Sweet, Satisfying Third-Place Match Belgium Topple England In Sweet, Satisfying Third-Place Match

Belgium topped England in a loose and entertaining third-place game Saturday, behind a couple terrifying quick-strike counterattack moves, and some delightfully screwy defending from the lads of England.

Photographer Tackled By Celebrating Croatian Players Got Incredible Photos, Kisses Photographer Tackled By Celebrating Croatian Players Got Incredible Photos, Kisses

During yesterday’s World Cup semifinal game between England and Croatia, a sideline photographer for Agence France-Press, Yuri Cortez, found himself at the bottom of a Croatian team dog pile after the got knocked over during Croatia’s celebrations for Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time, game-winning goal. The extremely…

Dear Croatia, Please Wear Your Extra-Cool Checkerboard Kits In The World Cup Final [Update] Dear Croatia, Please Wear Your Extra-Cool Checkerboard Kits In The World Cup Final [Update]

Mighty, valiant Croatia have had a dream World Cup, and this weekend, they will take the field for the World Cup final only 26 years after joining FIFA as an official national team. It will obviously be the biggest moment in Croatian soccer history, and as such, they had better not overthink it and do anything…

What In The Damn Hell Happened To England? What In The Damn Hell Happened To England?

Immediately after England scored in the fifth minute of today’s World Cup semifinal, it seemed like they’d cruise to a comfortable win over a clearly exhausted Croatia side that was running on fumes.

Now These World Cup Teams Are Frauds, In My Opinion Now These World Cup Teams Are Frauds, In My Opinion

There are no more frauds left, but there’ll always be an England.

England Coming Home, Won't Bring Football With Them England Coming Home, Won't Bring Football With Them

The bracket was on their side, the memes were on their side, and even the sport, a creation of their very own, appeared to be in favor of the Brits. Unfortunately for them, football won’t be coming home, because Croatia beat England in their World Cup semifinal today by a score of 2-1.

A Soccer Oaf's List Of The Best Soccer Things A Soccer Oaf's List Of The Best Soccer Things

Because it’s the most popular sport in the world and because the entire world is currently losing its collective shit about it, there is something forbidding about approaching soccer from the outside. There are many millions of people around the world who are so passionate about club teams that they are never more…

Kieran Trippier's Absolute Banger Brings It One Step Closer To Home  Kieran Trippier's Absolute Banger Brings It One Step Closer To Home 

Is it coming home or what? It only took five minutes for Kieran Trippier to do his thing and put England up 1-0 with a gorgeous curling free kick from just outside the box.

Watch Croatian Firefighters Miss The End Of PKs Against Russia In This Exquisitely Timed Video

Yes, this video is officially Old News given that Croatia are taking on England right now. But the Zagreb Fire Department just today released this video of some firefighters watching penalties against Russia in the quarterfinals on Saturday, and the exact moment they had to drop what they were doing and head out on a…

Belgium Sound Pretty Salty About Losing To France Belgium Sound Pretty Salty About Losing To France

Losing sucks! Losing the way the Belgians did, after tearing through five straight wins at the World Cup, some against really excellent teams, before getting blanked 1-0 by France in the semis, really sucks. Getting used to winning via pace and pressure and a series of unorthodox tactical decisions completely…

France Versus Belgium Could've Been Awesome But It Kind Of Sucked France Versus Belgium Could've Been Awesome But It Kind Of Sucked

Among the 22 players on the pitch during today’s World Cup semifinal that pit France against Belgium, there were a solid half dozen capable of explosive, awe-inspiring feats of greatness. Unfortunately, none of them were able to do anything terribly explosive or awe-inspiring, so France’s 1-0 win to send them to the…

Fox's John Strong Is America's Voice For An America-Free World Cup Fox's John Strong Is America's Voice For An America-Free World Cup

John Strong was eating at Jake’s Famous Crawfish, a Portland, Oregon institution since 1892, when Portland Timbers President of Business Mike Golub offered him his dream job. Strong, who was 25 years old at the time, jumped at the chance to become the voice of his hometown soccer team as it moved up into Major League…

Gather Your Mates And Have A Laugh At England's "It's Coming Home" World Cup Meme Gather Your Mates And Have A Laugh At England's "It's Coming Home" World Cup Meme

England are in the World Cup semifinals, and all the lads know one thing to be true: It’s coming home.

Now These World Cup Teams Are Frauds, In My Opinion Now These World Cup Teams Are Frauds, In My Opinion

This deep into the World Cup, there are very few frauds left. But FraudWatch never sleeps.

Croatia Eliminate Russia In Penalty Shootout To Advance To World Cup Semifinal Croatia Eliminate Russia In Penalty Shootout To Advance To World Cup Semifinal

A wildly entertaining quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia produced the only just and acceptable result: Croatia advancing in dramatic fashion, and the world being spared a Russia-England semifinal matchup of pure awfulness.

Terrible News: England Defeat Sweden To Advance To World Cup Semifinal  Terrible News: England Defeat Sweden To Advance To World Cup Semifinal 

In a truly unfortunate turn of events, England’s World Cup run can no longer go down as anything other than a tremendous success after the terrible lads triumphed over Sweden Saturday, 2-0. We are left to take inadequate consolation from the fact that under no circumstances can both England and Russia advance to the…

Belgium And Brazil Just Put On The Best Show Of The World Cup Belgium And Brazil Just Put On The Best Show Of The World Cup

My god, what did we just watch. The game of the tournament, certainly, and probably one of the best matches in recent World Cup history. All I know for sure is that Belgium beat Brazil today, 2-1, in a quarterfinal that had all the intensity, insanity, momentum-swings, and amazing plays that make following this entire…

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