So, apparently Bob Burnquist got some serious skills with the soccer ball. This video was put together for Hurley, and their Brasil team collection.
Boy oh boy! How about them boys in the red, white, and blue yesterday? Anyways, Nike has these pretty sweet Prestige soccer balls available on their website. Each one sports the colorway of a particular country, so that you can rep during the World Cup. Head here to grab your favorite.
To coincide with the ending of the NBA season last night, Jimmy Kimmel released another edition of his popular “Mean Tweets” segment.
In case you haven’t paid any attention to the first couple of World Cup matches today, here’s the biggest highlight that you missed. Van Persie made this absolutely amazing header in the Netherlands’ 5-1 romping of Spain, which it doesn’t seem like most people saw coming. Just watch this goal, and be in awe.
This isn’t the first time that Dead Dilly has re-imagined sports jerseys as if they were designed by fashion houses, check out what he did with the NBA here. This time around he takes a look at what World Cup jerseys would look like if famous fashion designers had their hands in the design process.
So, apparently people in Indonesia find the game of soccer a tad bit boring. How do they change that? Oh, just use a coconut soaked in kerosene & lit on fire as the soccer ball. Count me out.
Nike Football just released this pretty cool animated short with the World Cup drawing near. The video is called “The Last Game,” and stars Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Andres Iniesta, David Luiz, Franck Ribery, Tim Howard, and Ronaldo Fenomeno.
Now this looks like it takes some skill. Devin Supertramp’s latest video features a few athletes skateboarding on water with a little help from a Sea-Doo.
I’ve got to give it up for the barbers on these haircuts, truly amazing pieces of hair art. These are some very interesting choices to get carved into your cranium, but to each their own. How about them Spurs last night?
With Apple’s acquisition of Beats by Dre, it’s no surprise that they are full steam ahead on the marketing plan. This latest short titled “The Game Before the Game” is not only great from a marketing standpoint, but it will have you incredibly excited for the World Cup to start.
Sean Garnier takes a little page out Kyrie Irving’s book (see here) for this one. The soccer freestyle world champion dresses up as an old guy, plays like crap for a little bit, and then starts going to town with some insane tricks. Dude has some crazy handles with the soccer ball.
It looks like Donald Sterling’s time as an NBA owner has officially come to an end. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (aka Steve Baller) won the Los Angeles Clippers bidding war with a record breaking bid of $2 billion.
It’s no surprise that we’ve seen a good amount of soccer-themed products lately with the World Cup pretty much right on our doorstep. Billionaire Boys Club just released this soccer ball collection featuring 3 different patterns. As of right now, the balls are only available over at colette.