QWK KCKS is our way of helping you get your day started with a refreshing blast of football culture right in your face.
|PHOTO: PRE-INDUSTRIAL WAR HEROES GET EQUESTRIAN STATUES. MODErN FOOTBALL HEROES GET THIS.|
It’s almost a shame that this is the statue Zidane gets in Paris. His worst moment, sixteen feet tall.
|SPEAKING OF LEGACIES, IT’S GONNA SUCK IF HOPE’S IS ‘BLEW THE LID OFF A REALITY DANCING COMPETITION.|
Hope Solo claims “Dancing With The Stars” is rigged. The horror. // The Inquistr (yes, it’s really called that)
|THE SLOW TAKEOVER CONTINUES. FIRST, THIS HOMECOMING GAME. NEXT, THE NATION.|
Left without an American football team to play the annual homecoming game, a high school in Michigan turned to soccer to fill the void. // Patch.com
|WHAT, YOU THOUGHT HOMELESS SOCCER WAS JUST ABOUT THE PLAYERS?|
Meet the Aussie woman who is helping homeless men and women in New York learn how to be referees. // NY Daily News
|VIDEO: THAT’S WHY THEY CALL HIM ‘AWKWARD MOMENT MESSI’ AROUND THE TRAINING GROUND.|
That awkward moment when you have the same car as a teammate think his is yours and also you’re the best player in the world.
|PLEASE IGNORE THE GLOBAL SOCCER ICON AND DIRECT YOUR ATTENTION TO THE GUY IN THE BACK.|
Is Pele’s son hawt? YOU DECIDE. // Kickette
|IN GENERAL, WAR DOESN’T MAKE SENSE. BUT I CAN SEE THAT ‘SHARED CLUB’ THING, TOO.|
In the most recent issue of The Blizzard, novelist Antonio Lobo Antunes recalls the temporary halt of hostilities during war because of football. // Footysphere
|IS IT OVER? I CAN’T TELL, I’M CURRENTLY GOUGING MY EYES OUT WITH MY PINKY FINGERS.|
Neymar and Santos do “Call Me Maybe” because this is a thing that just reached Brazil. Sob. // 101GG
|SHOCK OF SHOCKS, SOCCER FANS DON’T REALLY WANT TO GO TO RFK ANYMORE.|
MLS attendance trends are like the economy: the numbers now reflect what happened a few years back. D.C. United is currently experiencing a major lull despite having a decent team. // Soccer Insiderer
|HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A ONE-MAN SHOW? ME NEITHER. DO THEY SUCK? I BET THEY SUCK.|