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PHOTO: FOGGY FOOTY.
Soccer in Allahabad, India. (AP PHOTO)
The ten best goals of 2011 as scored by Americans playing outside of the US. // Yanks Abroad
THAT’S NOT RIGHT.
The horror of needing to be stretchered off and getting a face full of ass in the process. Seriously, the absolute horror. // Beat the First Man
‘PLAYER’ IS NOT GENDER SPECIFIC.
An argument that the Ballon d’Or winner shouldn’t be that guy you assume it will be, but that woman who led her team to a world title. // When Saturday Comes
MAYBE YOU’RE JUST NOT FUNNY?
The only one who laughs at Alexis Sanchez’s jokes is Lionel Messi. Either Messi is a great guy, or Alexis makes terrible jokes. // Dirty Tackle
HE LAUGHS, HE CRIES.
He maybe laughing at Alexis now, but after the Copa del Rey loss to Real Madrid last year, Leo was all weepy. // Futbolita
Corinthians just signed a player from China in one of the baldest marketing ploys ever. // GlobalPost
A LAMENT FROM THE OLD GUARD.
Jay Hipps has covered MLS since the beginning, when the team names were terrible and the kits even worse. He’s not totally on board with MLS 2.0. Bigger is not always better. // Center Line Soccer
GO AHEAD, NOD ALONG.
New Year’s suggestions for Mr. Don Garber, MLS commissioner. // Bleacher Report