Posts tagged "world cup"

World Cup Nails!

Hey Simcha, are you reading? We know you love nail art like Perez loves posting celebrity crotch shots. Check out these World Cup nails — they come in handy if you need to scratch another fan’s eyes out. [AuH2O Designs]…

Jessica Wakeman / June 17, 2010

Quickies: The Dark Side To The World Cup & Jamiroquai Makes A Comeback

Behind the World Cup scene, some players are being subjected to human trafficking. Check out tonight’s episode of “Vanguard” on Current TV to see the dark side of professional soccer, in which some young players are sold for $500. [Vanguard]
Bon voyage on your summer travels! Before you go, read up on these…

Lauren Gold / June 16, 2010

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]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 14, 2010

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…

Ami Angelowicz / June 14, 2010

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.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 14, 2010

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]…

Lily Q / June 13, 2010

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,…

Simcha / June 11, 2010

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…

Jessica Wakeman / June 9, 2010

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 …

Jessica Wakeman / June 8, 2010

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]…

Annika Harris / June 1, 2010

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 3, 2010

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…

Bianca Posterli / April 23, 2010

Quick Video: Gisele Sells Soccer, Her Legs

The FIFA World Cup is coming up and someone had a brilliant advertising idea to get people watching: hot women. Totally original, we know. But how else do you explain a mini dress-clad Gisele Bundchen repping the games? Yeah, she’s Brazilian and probably actually likes soccer, but clearly the real hope is that, whe…

Lily Q / April 20, 2010

Makeup For Soccer Lovers

Soccer fans will know that the FIFA World Cup touches down in Africa in a mere two and a half months, bringing with it an army of hot, athletic men. And while sports and makeup don’t usually come together terribly well — we’ve all seen the girl who wears full makeup to the gym –…

Lily Q / March 26, 2010

2010 World Cup Could Result In An Increase In HIV

As South Africa prepares to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the country is getting some attention for some not-so-positive news. Along with a high number of rapes, the country has long struggled to keep HIV/AIDS in check. With tourists pouring in for the huge soccer competition next June, the health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, expressed…

Catherine Strawn / August 3, 2009
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