QWK KCKS is our way of helping you get your day started with a refreshing blast of football culture right in your face.
|PHOTO: THIS GUY HAS THE ONLY SET OF THIGHS I’D RATHER NOT SEE MORE THAN CRISTIANO’S.|
This plastinized body is part of an exhibit by Gunther von Hagen at the Universum Museum in Mexico City. Needs more skin.
|THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN SOCCER IS NOW. I MEAN, WHEN THESE KIDS GROW UP. THEN NOW WILL BE THE FUTURE.|
The world has fallen head-over-heels for Barcelona-USA, the youth club from Southern California with the incredible tiki-taka style. Check out this new video. Hi Gary! // 101GG
|‘I WANT A HAMBURGER, NO A CHEESEBURGER. I WANT A HOT DOG. I WANT…’|
Triumphant USWNT head coach has a few demands for the Fed with he contract up for renewal. Can a gold medal coach get some business class? // Shekicks.net
|ANYONE GOT A FEW EXTRA BILLS LYING AROUND? I NEED TO PLACE SOME BETS.|
Brilliant predictions for the end of the transfer window that are absolutely correct even if reality goes and mucks it up. // The Other 87
|PHOTO: ‘HEY, I KNOW WE’VE NEVER WON HERE, AND WE’RE WITHOUT LIKE 5 OF OUR BEST PLAYERS, BUT I’M FEELIN’ PRETTY GOOD ABOUT THIS ONE.’|
The USMNT trains in Azteca. Need some luck.
|RAFA, YOU’RE NOT ALLOWED TO GET A JOB BECAUSE WE LOVE YOUR BLOG TOO DAMN MUCH.|
Maybe you knew Rafa Benitez has a blog. Maybe you knew it was amazing. Maybe you didn’t know Rafa is claiming responsibility for bringing possession football to England. Yup. // The Footy Blog
|LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND MILDLY SELF-PROMOTING. LUV YA, HOPE.|
Take a look inside the $1.5 million Seattle home Hope Solo just bought. No, there are no pictures of Hope’s underthingies lying around, you pervs. // Radar Online
|THERE IS REALLY ONLY ONE THING BIGGER THAN FOOTBALL. BEST WISHES, FABRICE.|
Fabrice Muamba has retired from football on the advice of his doctors. // BWFC
|PHOTO: THESE ARE THE FACES OF MEN ABOUT TO STEP IN FRONT OF A SPEEDING TRAIN.|
In perhaps the oddest international friendly of the day, Puerto Rico will host Spain in Bayamon. Here are Puerto Rico’s players trying not to throw up.
|THERE’S A FINE LINE BEING THRILLING GREATNESS AND DEPRESSING DOMINATION. SPAIN HAS CROSSED IT.|
You know who’s great? Real Madrid and Barcelona. You know what’s not great? Their complete and utter control of La Liga. Here’s Sid Lowe. // The Guardian
|‘HELLO? IS IT ME YOU’RE LOOKING FOR? I CAN SEE IT IN YOUR EYES.’|
Why did I quote a Lionel Ritchie lyric? Don’t know. What I do know is that everyone is tired and bored of the RVP thing. Wrap this thing up, peoples. // Bleacher Report
|INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY DAY CAN ONLY MEAN ONE THING…THREE MLS GAMES!|