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Real Salt Lake Fire Their Coach After Just Three Games

Only three games into the 2017 MLS regular season, Real Salt Lake have decided to fire manager Jeff Cassar. RSL have gone winless with one draw and two losses, and they've only managed to score one goal.

Cassar had been associated with the organization since 2007, serving as an assistant under Jason Kreis, including during Real Salt Lake's 2009 MLS Cup win. The team also reached the 2011 CONCACAF Champions League final.

Goalkeeper Convicted Of Feeding Girlfriend To Dogs: “Dude, What Happened, Happened”

The story of Brazilian goalkeeper Bruno and his sentencing to 22 years in prison is one that makes the stomach turn. Back in 2010, Bruno was playing for Flamengo in the Brazilian Serie A and reportedly on the verge of joining AC Milan. 

Involved in a dispute with former model Eliza Samudio over child support payments, Bruno had his friends kidnap her, torture her, murder her and fed to Rottweilers. A month after Samudio's disappearance, a judge ordered Bruno's arrest.

Brazilian Soccer Player Kicks Snake Off Pitch And Into A Group Of Supporters

It doesn’t happen often in the world’s top leagues, but once in a while, our furry friends take part in the match. Animal sightings at Premier League, Ligue 1 or Bundesliga games are infrequent, but if we go further down the line of world’s vast array of leagues, we will find places where, more often than not, fans get to see animals invading pitches with more frequency than their human counterparts. 

Olympiakos Fired Their Coach Even Though They're First In The Greek Super League

Losing three league matches in a row is not a thing you are allowed to do if you are the manager of Olympiakos. Paulo Bento found that out when he was fired after losing three league matches in a row, even though he has only lost four this season and his Olympiakos squad is leading the Greek Super League by seven points.

Bento was Olympiakos' second manager this season. His predecessor was fired after the club was eliminated from Champions League qualifying (they are still alive in the Europa League round of 16).

15 Footballers Who Look Like Animals

Have you ever been told you look familiar? Have you ever been mistaken for someone else? Join the club, because it happens to the best of us. It’s common for people to look like a famous celebrity or someone’s long-lost cousin. But have you ever been told you look like an animal? It’s not something you hear often, but it's also not the most ridiculous comparison since we are animals after all! Take a look at 15 footballers that channel something other than human.

David McCracken Works Out In Traffic . . . In The Middle Of A Snowstorm

Falkirk captain David McCracken found himself stranded on a highway in the middle of a traffic jam caused by UK’s latest snowstorm. Storm Doris prevented McCracken from attending his club’s morning training session. Despite the snow covered highway, the 35-year-old decided to make the most out of the problematic situation. 

Determined to get his workout in, the Scottish footballer ditched his vehicle and started stretching in-between the surrounding cars, which we're now calling the David McCracken Snowstorm Workout.

Partizan’s Everton Luiz Exits Match In Tears After A Torrent Of Racial Abuse From Rival Supporters

Partizan's Brazilian midfielder Everton Luiz was seen leaving the pitch in tears after his side’s match against local Belgrade rival FK Rad. After being subjected to monkey noises and an insulting banner during the game, Luiz approached Rad supporters at the end of the match and gave them the finger after Partizan clinched a 1-0 victory.

Robin Van Persie Acted Like A Real Jerk On Sunday

Istanbul rivals Fenerbahce and Besiktas met in the Turkish Cup round of 16 on Sunday, and Robin van Persie took center stage to make the match entirely about himself. 

Just before halftime, Van Persie clashed with Besiktas defender Dusko Tosic. The Dutch striker appeared to knee and elbow the Serbian, and the two then squared off face to face. They might’ve brushed noses, but it was Van Persie who had the idea to start screaming and fling himself at the ground. The referee bought what Van Persie was selling and sent Tosic off.

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