Topic: Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Zig-Zag Haircut Might Have Been More Charitable Than Douchey

Cristiano Ronaldo's Zig-Zag Haircut Might Have Been More Charitable Than Douchey

One thing I know is that a lot of people consider Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo to be a douche. The fact that he showed off a zig-zag pattern shaved into the side of his head during Sunday’s match between Portugal and the United States certainly didn’t lessen the douche factor. People were quick to mock it. But it turns out the style might have actually had a deeper, much nicer meaning, according to reports. More »

Bare It Like Beckham: David’s Got A New Underwear Line For H&M On The Way

Bare It Like Beckham: David's Got A New Underwear Line For H&M On The Way

H&M has announced a new partnership with world-renowned soccer player David Beckham. Beckman’s new line, scheduled to launch in 2012, will focus primarily on underwear. The decision to start an underwear line maybe have come from his stint as an unmentionables model for Emporio Armani in 2008. The campaign was extremely successful, with sales of men’s briefs going up 150%. More »

Across the Pond: The Fight For the Liverpool FC

Across the Pond: The Fight For the Liverpool FC

Ria Tessia is our British correspondent. Twice a month, she brings us updates on culture across the pond.

What has been your biggest extravagance to date? We’re generally a little more prudent with our spending in this somewhat uncertain economic climate. Not everyone is being cautious. Next time you think about buying that pair of Louboutin’s that you just can’t afford, don’t feel too guilty. Allow your mind to wander from those coveted shoes to John W. Henry, who is imminently due to spend £300K ($478K) on a single purchase. Money of this kind is small change to Henry, co-founder and principal owner of New England Sports Ventures and parent company of Boston Red Sox baseball team. Granted, Henry is a billionaire and you’re probably, well, not. That does not detract from him using his acute business acumen to spot an investment opportunity (any excuse to shop I say). More »