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  • October 1, 2013
    This is a $30 Death Star Soccer Ball available from ThinkGeek (originally only available at the Star Wars Celebration in Europe). Of course, most of the world probably recognizes it as a Death Star football. The US just calls football soccer because, like the metric system, w... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2011
    This is an old-ass video of a robotic goalkeeper named Ball-Lover Robokeeper that's programmed to track an orange soccer ball and never miss a save (unless you shoot in a top corner). Now I'm not saying I know for a fact I could easily get one past him, but I AM saying I know ... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2011
    Picture unrelated related enough. If all goes according to plan, Brazilian police forces will be equipped with 'Robocop' sunglasses before the next World Cup (see what I did there?), capable of scanning and detecting the faces of known trouble-makers/terrorists and alerting of... / Continue →
  • June 28, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because no reader of mine is getting Force-choked out on the front page. Is that big soccer tournament still kickin'? Killer pun, GW. Thanks, I know. Kidding, that thing deserved a red card. Your face deserves a red card. This is a video... / Continue →
  • June 26, 2010
    With World Cup fever in full swing what better way to celebrate than jamming a vuvuzela up somebody's ass playing a little bathroom soccer? Enter the Klokicker, the urine-based sport that's sure to have you staring at another man's wiener. Football mania while urinating ! I... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because that's where the Force is. You should use it. Plus deodorant. This is another awesome Star Wars-themed Adidas commercial featuring Snoop Dogg, David Beckham, and a bunch of other famous-ass people. Plus there's a funny Greedo scene! An... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2010
    This is a cartoon of Batman responding to the Bat Signal. Apparently he's a soccer (football) fan. Who knew? I always pinned him as more of a yacht racing kind of superhero. Or is that Thomas Crown? Steal me a Picasso! Even The Dark Knight deserves an evening off [ramblin... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2010
    Castrol, best known for keeping my ride lubed (double entendre!), went and created a robot to kick the everliving shit out of a soccer ball? Why? Cause they're a bunch of jerks. Is there no end to the effort a company will expend on a promotional stunt? Deemed unsafe for tra... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2008
    Foosball: the sport of champions. And by champions I mean those who like to drink in dark, smoke-filled bars. Which I freaking rule at! *high-five* Whoa, watch the drink buddy. So yeah, a $1,200 foosball table with diamond plate accents. This thing is straight tacky as sh... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2008
    This is allegedly the world's longest foosball table (but not the bathtubbiest). It was made by Amstel (purveyor of that fine Amsterdamian beer) to coincide with the European Champions League Finals. It takes 22 players (two soccer teams worth) to play a game. Being a lover ... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2008
    The Robocup German Open is in full effect (April 21-25) and it's every bit as frightening as you'd expect. The only thing I found comfort in was that the robots are clearly too stupid to distinguish a soccer ball from an orange tennis ball. Those stupid bastards. We're still... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2007
    Soccermania is a solar powered arcade machine from Polish game manufacturer Kriss-Sports. It won some award for using green technology at an amusement machine expo held last month. Soccermania features solar panels and a rechargeable battery, and does not require any other ... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2007
    This video is of an Adidas billboard in Tokyo where two players are suspended by ropes and kick a tethered soccer ball around. They keep calling it a "real soccer match", but I think that's debatable, seeing how it's nothing like a real soccer match. It's from 2006, so you ma... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2007
    This computer was made for an Electronic Arts FIFA '07 competition that took place in Germany, the winner taking home the rig. All I can see is that it's pretty freaking awesome. I mean it has a miniature foosball table on top - you can't beat that. I've got tons of respect ... / Continue →