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Matthew McConaughey Knows Where His World Cup Loyalties Lie

Katy Perry may be split because she’s marrying a Brit, but Matthew McConaughey is decidedly Team USA, even though his baby mama, Camila Alves, is from Brazil. [New York City, 6/14/10] Keep reading »

What Is “Header Face”?

If you were watching the World Cup this weekend, then you definitely saw your fair share of “header face.” I know it sounds oh-so-dirty, but really it’s just what happens to one’s face when a soccer ball makes contact with one’s head. I mean, how can you not a have a ridiculous expression under such circumstances? Like this guy. He looks so stupid that even his competitor can’t stop laughing. After the jump, some pics of really hilarious “header face.” [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Katy Perry’s Team Loyalty Is Split Down The Middle

The U.S. tied the U.K. in their World Cup match-up on Saturday, prompting Katy Perry to tweet: “EVERYBODY WINS!!! I LIKE THAT! (Plus as an american marrying a englishman… I am DIVIDED)” Clearly. Katy’s rubber dress was half stars-and-stripes, half Union Jack. Keep reading »

Yeah, We’d Play Soccer In That

The World Cup has an official car, so I guess it was only a matter of time before it got a skanky mini dress, too. And here we were thinking that the soccer-sploitation couldn’t get any worse. [Copyranter] Keep reading »

How To Hook Up During The World Cup

Around World Cup time, babelicious European, South American, Australian, African, and Asian dudes pack bars to watch the games. American men don’t care about soccer, but maybe they’re just afraid to be in the bar at the same time as all the hunks who do. So girl, if you like guys with accents and ripped, sweaty men duking it out on TV, soccer just might be the sport for you! I’ve already told you how to hook up at a wedding, on Valentine’s Day, on Halloween, on July 4th, on Thanksgiving, on Christmas, and on New Year’s Eve … but there is one more bang-tastic event and it only comes around every four years — the height of soccer season and it starts today. If you want to play the field during the World Cup, here’s how you can really score! Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: South African Women Get 30,000 Free Condoms For World Cup

  • A South African doctor is giving away 30,000 free “Rape-aXe” condoms for women in South Africa before the start of the World Cup soccer games. The “Rape-aXe” condom has tiny hooks on it which attach to an attacker’s penis and can only be removed by a doctor in a hospital, where he would be identified as a rapist. The latest version of the condom does not pierce the skin, so the transmission of AIDS is not a concern. [Metro]
  • Women kicked ass in last night’s primary elections across the nation! Meg Whitman, the former CEO of eBay, won the Republican gubernatorial nomination in California and Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO, won the state’s Republican Senate primary. In South Carolina, Nikki Haley also won the Republican’s gubernatorial race. [CBS News]
  • But it’s not all good news: South Carolina’s Democratic nominee to challenge the incumbent senator was arrested in November and charged with showing obscene internet photos to a female University of South Carolina student. Records also say Alvin Green, 32, talked about going to the young woman’s room at a university dorm. The woman’s identity is unclear. Green’s felony charge carries up to five years in prison. [AP]

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What Will You Do During The World Cup, Ladies?

Starting June 9, the World Cup soccer matches will dominate TV for the next month and it looks like their ad folks have a solid idea of their target audience.

After the jump, take a NSFW look at what this lady is doing with her mouth … Keep reading »

The FIFA World Cup Trophy Travels In Style

When you’re made of 18-karat gold and malachite, only the best travel accommodations will do. A classic monogram Louis Vuitton trunk functions as the home of the FIFA World Cup trophy as it travels to the games in South Africa. [Paris, 6/1/10] Keep reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo And Didier Drogba Make Vanity Fair Worth Reading

You know, sometimes I get Vanity Fair in the mail and I’m all, “Yawwwwwn.” And then I put it on my coffee table so I look smart and cultured to guests but never actually read it. That will not be the case with the June issue of the magazine. That issue — featuring a plethora of soccer/football hotties, like Cristiano Ronaldo and Didier Drogba — will get a coveted spot above my toilet, where I keep the mags I want to pour over in depth when I’m taking a bath. Drool. See more photos here and then watch these fellas in action when the World Cup starts next month. [Vanity Fair] Keep reading »

A Cheap Way To Celebrate The World Cup

With the 19th World Cup tournament quickly approaching, soccer fans have South Africa and their favorite “football” teams on their mind. While a lucky few will travel down to see the monumental occasion in person, others will have to rely on daydreams to satisfy their cravings. So, Havaianas decided to embrace this huge sports moment with a 17-piece collection of limited-edition 2010 World Cup-inspired flip-flops. The flip-flops are available for sale on the Havaianas website for only $24. If you’re depressed that plane tickets and admission to the sporting event are out of your budget, here’s a cheap and easy way to show your support. They’d also make a great present for your soccer-loving boyfriend. [Brash] Keep reading »

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