QWK KCKS: Bringing Back the Cool

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

QWK KCKS is our way of helping you get your day started with a refreshing blast of football culture right in your face.

 

PHOTO: THE THINGS PEOPLE WILL DO TO CATCH A GLIMPSE OF NEYMAR’S HAIR…
Mexican kids climb the turnstiles to get a glimpse of Brazil training in Torreon ahead of the Seleção’s friendly with Mexico tonight. (REUTERS)

 

THIS ALSO MAKES AZTECA THE DEATH STAR.
Today’s brilliant analogy casts Landon Donovan as Luke Skywalker and Clint Dempsey as Han Solo. // The Other 87

 

IN HONOR OF WAZZA, I WILL NOW BEGIN WELCOMING PEOPLE FOR MY TIME.
Wayne Rooney wrote a letter to UEFA as part of the appeal for leniency on his red card against Montenegro. I mean Montecarlo. I am x 4 sorry for that mistake. // Dirty Tackle

 

VIDEO: PAYING RESPECTS AT GROUND ZERO.
The US National Team visits Ground Zero in New York.

 

SCREW IT. BE A GLORY HUNTER. OTHERWISE, WORMS LAUGH AT YOU.
The illustrated lifespan of the average football fan. It’s not the losing, really. It’s everyone else laughing about the losing. // The Sunshine Room

 

TIM CALLS IT THE ‘BARBIE.’ I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT MIKEL CALLS IT.
Ex-teammates Tim Cahill and Mikel Arteta used the international break to get together and grill some stuff. // Kickette

 

WHEN I THINK KARAOKE, I THINK IRISH FOLK BALLADS.
Robbie Keane can’t play, but apparently he can hit the pub to sing a bit of karaoke. Here’s video of him doing just that. // Off the Post

 

PHOTO: ROMARIO EMOTES.
Brazilian legend and current congressman Romario decides pulling his face off is a good way to deal with the 2014 World Cup preparations. (REUTERS)

 

HE’LL PROBABLY TOTALLY BUY THEM BEER AND LET THEM PARTY IN THE BASEMENT.
Jurgen Klinsmann is cool. This is an important part of his leadership of the USMNT. // Yahoo! Sports

 

WHEN IN DOUBT, WEAR 13. OR BREAK A MIRROR.
Pictures of the unluckiest men in world football. // Bleacher Report

 

PHOTO: OLD PLAYER WINS OLD PLAYER AWARD.
Ryan Giggs poses with his 2011 Golden Foot award, alongside career achievement recipients. (AP PHOTO)

 

IN A WORLD WITHOUT TRAFFIC LIGHTS, ONE TEAM FIGHTS AGAINST THE ODDS…
A lovely little story on a lovely little country and its lovely little (hapless) team. // New York Times

 

UNLIKE SAN MARINO, KCKRS ALWAYS WINS.
And we win because we bring you the insane, the interesting, and the fantastic. We plan to do it again today, as a matter of fact, so get on the Twitter and Facebook trains, and hang on.

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