Idiot of the week: 6/21

Congratulations to the World Cup Ref Koman Coulibaly for winning our idiot of the week for 6/21.

 

During a World Cup match between the United States and Slovenia, Coulibaly disallowed a goal that would have put the United States up 3-2 with about 5 minutes of play left.  Replays clearly showed no foul or off side. 

 

Landon Donovan on the situation

On referee Koman Coulibaly, he added: "It was the guy’s first World Cup game, so maybe he got a little caught up in the moment, but you can’t take a perfectly good goal from a team, especially at a World Cup.

 

"When we asked him several times, in a non-confrontational manner, why he made that call, he just ignored us. Maybe he didn’t understand us since I don’t know how much English he speaks.

 

 

For more on this story –
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/world-cup/story/_/id/798531/ce/uk/?cc=5901&ver=us

MMA vs Soccer

I was watching PTI the other day when they brought up an interesting point that I would like to give my opinion about. Now that the US soccer team has shown that it is worth a damn, many are thinking that soccer or “futbol” is going to be on the rise in popularity. We already know that MMA or “Mixed Martial Arts” is on the rise in popularity by the growing numbers watching the pay per views. Which sport is more likely to become the most popular in the near future?

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