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Soccer Brawl Features Punches and a Flying Kick to the Chest [Video]

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Foreign soccer brawls are some of most ruthless and best sports fights you will ever see. Soccer players are a special kind of crazy where they mostly play the victims and run around without any real form of protection. So when things jump off, they seemingly come out of nowhere. Like this guy who delivers a flying kick to the chest of a guy involved in this fight. 

[via @Cartmaniak]

 

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Coritiba Striker Joel Falls into Giant Hole During Goal Celebration [Video]

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Coritiba striker Joel scored a goal versus Sao Paulo in Brazil on Wednesday night and decided to celebrate by hurtling a fence directly into a massive hole.

You can see a well-dressed man clearly waving his hands trying to warn Joel against jumping the fence. My only question is, why in the world is there a giant ditch directly next to the pitch? Seems a touch unsafe. Then again, it is in Brazil.

He managed to climb out of the ditch mostly unscathed, if a bit shaken up, and Coritiba ended up winning 3-1. Joel had two goals on the evening.

[H/t 101 Great Goals]

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Jerome Boateng Strike Hands Manchester City Another Champions League Defeat [Video]

Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng scored this fantastic late goal against his former club Manchester City, giving the German club a 1-0 Champions League win.

City have won two of the past three EPL titles. But that success has not translated in Europe. The team has two group stage exits and a round of 16 departure over the same span. Conceding those late points could prove critical in what could be a tough group. Bayern coach Pep Guardiola liked it.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Cannot Believe Someone Had the Audacity To Touch Him During Euro 2016 Qualifier [Video]

Austria played Sweden today in a Euro 2016 qualifier. Austrian striker Rubin Okotie made the critical error of touching Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the 1-1 draw in Vienna. Big mistake.

Ibrahimovic stood affronted with his hands on his hips as the Austrian had the gall to try to touch him again.

WARNING: Caption contains NSFW language.

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Brazil Beat Colombia on a Spectacular Neymar Goal in the 83rd Minute [Video]

If you didn’t watch the World Cup, then you should have been at Sun Life Stadium on Friday night to watch the friendly between Colombia and Brazil. 73,429 people showed up to see Neymar score the game-winner in the 83rd on a free kick. I have no clue how the soccer guys would describe this goal, but I would say it was a well placed bullet in the top right corner of the goal. Whatever the call may be, spectacular goal nonetheless.

It was his 36th international goal and his first wearing the captain’s armband for the senior squad.

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Wayne Routledge Files Early Contender for EPL Goal of the Season [Video]

Wayne Routledge put Swansea City ahead 2-0 against West Brom Saturday in the Premier League with this spectuclarly athletic volley. Sure the attempted clearance by Craig Dawson went right to him, but whatever. The only other guy you could think of pulling off a goal like this is Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

[Photo via Getty]

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