posted by Texan_lost_in_NY to soccer at 11:16 AM - 22 comments
Oww. It is perfectly Safe For Work, but maybe a Not Safe For Men label? Not Safe For Anyone With Balls? Owwwwww.
posted by tieguy at 11:48 AM on September 25
Suddenly, I'm not very comfortable in my chair.
posted by dbt302 at 11:50 AM on September 25
Certainly is a lot of injured wangs on that team, huh?
posted by jojomfd1 at 12:03 PM on September 25
At least it was fixable with a few stitches. For former Portsmouth and Uruguay striker Dario Silva, the news is not as good.
posted by worldcup2002 at 12:52 PM on September 25
posted by etagloh at 12:54 PM on September 25
"Bollocks, Ref!" Never mind the Bollocks, here's the Xiamen Lanshi!
posted by tommytrump at 01:02 PM on September 25
Certainly is a lot of injured wangs on that team, huh? Geez, for a second, I thought you were talking about the New York Islanders.
posted by tommytrump at 01:04 PM on September 25
Man, my boys went so far into hiding I think they are lost. Holy S__T!
posted by Psycho at 01:46 PM on September 25
Mend it like Beckham.
posted by Bill Lumbergh at 01:54 PM on September 25
Ouch! I think you mean double ouch!
posted by Kendall at 01:58 PM on September 25
yikes! How many times do you think this has happened before? Another reason why Americans don't like soccer, you might lose your nuts.
posted by LaKeR4LiFe at 06:22 PM on September 25
About 30 years ago now, in a Rugby League match in Sydney, Australia, Penrith player Mick Stephenson also suffered a split scrotum. At half time, they stitched it temporarily to the inside of his thigh, and then he went out and played the rest of the match. Now try sitting comfortably!
posted by owlhouse at 06:44 PM on September 25
Split my scrotum, but i didn't miss a shift!
posted by directpressure at 09:45 PM on September 25
OH MY GOD! *crosses legs* That's terrible...
posted by Drood at 11:30 PM on September 25
yikes! How many times do you think this has happened before? Another reason why Americans don't like soccer, you might lose your nuts. 30 Million Americans LOVE the game... so what r u talking about?
posted by zippinglou at 08:07 AM on September 26
30 million love it........I hate it!!! I cant wait for the Wizards to move their A_ _es out of Arrowhead and let the Chiefs have their stadium back. How many Football players have their scrotums split?? And they say soccer is not as violent as football....De DE DEEE
posted by CHIEF FAN at 08:40 AM on September 26
The fact that the injury merited a whole page on the ESPN site would suggest that it's a very rare occurence. PS If you don't like football you could always just ignore the thread.
posted by squealy at 08:50 AM on September 26
CHIEF FAN: Your first post on this site, and that's it? Until you read the guidelines, perhaps you should refrain from commenting.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 10:03 AM on September 27
At least it was fixable with a few stitches. With all due respect, worldcup, any number of stitches in my scrotum is too many!
With all due respect, Black Hand, I did read the guidelines and no where in them did it say that I could not post an opinion......Which is just what I did. Everyone is entitled to MY opinion. PS you could always just ignore my post
posted by CHIEF FAN at 09:42 PM on September 27
And we all know what opinions are like don't we. Folks let me introduce you to our newest opinion.... welcome, CHIEF FAN. Since the guidelines didn't, maybe this will help.
posted by jojomfd1 at 10:30 PM on September 27
CHIEF FAN: I could also ignore a lump of dog crap in the sidewalk, too, but I prefer to step around it. One of the bedrock rules of this online community: if you don't like a sport, it's best to keep it to yourself. If soccer is important enough for someone else to post an FPP, and important enough to others to post regarding it, then you have the responsibility as a member of this site not to shit all over somebody else's discussion by loudly trumpeting your disdain for the sport being discussed. Believe me, nobody here gives a rat's ass about whether you like soccer or not. If "I hate it" is the best you can come up with, then just don't comment. Period.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 06:31 AM on September 28
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