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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘World Cup’

Lindsey Vonn: Tiger Woods Shows Up for Big Win

Lindsey Vonn is now known as the most successful women’s World Cup skier of all time. She had lots of support as she scored her big win, too, but she wasn’t aware of exactly how much support. Vonn’s mom traveled to Europe for the first time ever to see her daughter compete. Her dad and sister were there as well. …

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Lindsey Vonn Ties All-Time Record for World Cup Wins, Could Break 35-Year-Old Record on Monday

Lindsey Vonn has tied a 35-year-old record for most World Cup wins after winning a downhill Sunday. Sunday’s tie was all the sweeter after Lindsey Vonn’s comeback from two serious knee injuries to match Annemarie Moser-Proell’s record of 62 World Cup wins. Sunday’s win in Cortina was her third downhill win this season and the eighth of her career. Lindsey …

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World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

It’s that time of the year again – the time for year-in-review updates. Facebook is early to the party, and has already announced the most-discussed topics of the year. With its massive global reach, it should come as no surprise that the World Cup in Brazil was the most popular topic of conversation on Facebook in 2014. Not only that, …

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Mick Jagger Futbol Jinx and the Mars Bar Legend

Now that the World Cup furor is all over but the hangovers, the story of how Mick Jagger ruined it for everybody is in the books until the next go-round. But just in case you have been under the proverbial rock … Mick Jagger has become a bit of a pariah for World Cup teams. It seems that whoever he …

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World Cup Streaker Was a Big YouTube Star

Did you watch the World Cup final on Sunday afternoon? Do you remember when the cameras cut to an extended (and actually rather beautiful) shot of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue framing a gorgeous sunset? Well, during those few seconds, you were missing out on a streaker who had painted “Natural Born Prankster” on his chest and ran out onto …

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World Cup Final Was the Biggest Game in Facebook History

Did you feel like your Facebook news feed was dominated by posts about the Word Cup Final on Sunday? Well, it was. According to Facebook, Germany’s extra time victory over Argentina is officially the biggest sporting event in the history of Facebook. With 280 million interactions (posts, comments, likes) from 88 million users globally, there was more chatter on Sunday …

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Gisele Bundchen Unveils World Cup Trophy

Gisele Bundchen unveiled the World Cup trophy in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The supermodel and wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was no doubt beyond disappointed that the trophy wasn’t going to her homeland team–Brazil–but that certainly hasn’t stopped her from having lots of fun. It was just prior to the start of the World Cup final …

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World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended After FIFA Takedown Request

And here’s the corner from the DMCA…it’s a line drive…right at FIFA, who’s on a run – FIFA with the header…GOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL!!! In other words, FIFA has successfully petitioned Twitter to suspend the increasingly popular @ReplayLastGoal account, a single-purpose Twitter bot that automatically tweeted the video replay and animated GIF of the latest #Worldcup goal. You know, so the world could …

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FIFA World Cup Final: Argentina vs. Germany

After watching their national team crash out of the World Cup following a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany, it seems the worst might be yet to come. Rivals Argentina have just defeated the Netherlands in a thrilling penalty shootout (4-2). This means that it will be Argentina and Germany in the 2014 World Cup final. The Argentina vs. Netherlands match …

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Brazil vs Germany Was Obscene, But Please Stop Uploading Highlights to Pornhub

Brazil’s 7-1 throttling at the hands of Germany in Tuesday night’s World Cup semifinal was so brutal that many decided to compare it to an act of public humiliation, in a sexual sense. The joke wound up hitting top porn streaming site Pornhub, as users began uploading highlights from the game. This forced Pornhub to issue a pretty hilarious response …

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Brazil/Germany Was the Biggest Game in Twitter History

Normally, it’s hard to watch a massacre. But for World Cup soccer fans, watching Germany beat the dead horse that was the Brazilian national team on Tuesday afternoon was an exercise in morbid curiosity. They can’t score again, right? There’s no way…oh, the humanity! Stop, stop, it’s already dead! It’s fitting that one of the the most shocking soccer matches …

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Radamel Falcao, Colombian Striker, Criticizes Ref on Twitter Following 2-1 Loss to Brazil

Colombian forward Radamel Falcao took to Twitter Friday to criticize Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo following the 2-1 loss to Brazil in the World Cup Quarterfinal. The injured Falcao isn’t the only one blaming the ref for sloppy officiating. It seems the whole nation blames the loss on Carballo. The 28-year-old hasn’t played in the 2014 World Cup because of …

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