Tag Archives: soccer

playing at dusk

A boy carried two turtles as he and friends fished at dusk near a checkpoint controlled by pro-Russian demonstrators in Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine. Boys playing soccer on the dock of a restaurant at dusk in a floating community in … Continue reading

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el clásico

El Clásico Animation Barcelona vs Real Madrid by Richard Swarbrick via kottke

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joy is round

Jessica Hilltout’s notebooks | via Nat’l Geo :: Joy Is Round: On fields through- out Africa, plastic bags, old clothes, and shredded tires transform into magic orbs — soccer balls. My most recent and challenging project has been a grassroots … Continue reading

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headbutt

Headbutt by Algerian sculptor Adel Abdessemed “This statue goes against the tradition of making statues to honor victories,” said Phillipe Alain Michaud, who directed the exhibition. “It is an ode to defeat… Zidane’s downward glance recalls that of Adam, chased … Continue reading

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marilyn + football

[uncredited] via everyday i show

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sawa

Homare Sawa, captain of the Japanese women’s football team, is FIFA’s women’s player of the year. Sawa, 33, led her team to win the World Cup last year. Sawa receives her award from Shakira. Sawa listens to her nation’s national … Continue reading

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obrosov

Moscow. Studio of artist Igor Obrosov and his cat (1985) Photo: Igor Palmin via everyday i show

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rage

If your love of soccer has brought you to a point where you’re no longer really able to see the game as something wonderful and amazing except in narrow moments of unequivocal triumph, then you are doing it wrong… ~ … Continue reading

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zizou

Zinedine Zidane photographed by Martin Schoeller via everyday i show

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#9

Cover of Lennon’s 1974 album Walls and Bridges showing a football match that John painted at age 11. Featured in Brian Phillips’ story about its origins, Football and the Beatles, on The Run of Play.

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