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On Referees Ruining Matches in the World Cup

Posted on 14 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

There is nothing better than a month dedicated to football. The World Cup is one huge massive chunk of joy for fans, but despite the enjoyable matches so far in Brazil and the abundance of goals, referees like Yuichi Nishimura, Wilmar Roldan and his crew and Nicola Rizzoli have made it possible for many to feel like there’s something wrong with the tournament. More

Teacher and Student

12 Best Memes of Brazil Beating Croatia in World Cup Opener

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

As you might have guessed, the World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia got plenty of attention in the social media, as the memes and jokes that followed focus on Yuichi Nishimura and his awful refereeing, Marcelo scoring an own goal, Fred learning from Neymar how to dive and that weird mustache from Luis Gustavo, making him seem like a GTA character. More

No Penalty

On Brazil, Diving and one Awful Referee

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Opening matches in the World Cup are sometimes dull affairs. Brazil facing Croatia was anything but with goals, some impressive ball playing skills from Neymar and Oscar but also another side of football which we can do without: Referees deciding matches, as Yuichi Nishimura saw a penalty where there was none, already giving us the first controversy of the tournament. More