QWK KCKS: Mobbed on a Plane

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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: WHY DOES A SKELETON HAVE BREASTS?
The Pan Am Games in Guadalaraja kick off today. This is an art installation put up for the games, clearly meant to scare away any kids who might want to watch some soccer. Also, don’t eat the meat. (REUTERS)

 

60,000 IS 60,000 NOT MATTER HOW YOU GET THERE.
The Sounders have “sold” 60,000 tickets for their regular season finale/unofficial Kasey Keller tribute. Who cares how they sold them or to whom. // Prost Amerika

 

I’LL BE BUYING THE ROSETTA STONE SO I CAN LEARN TO SPEAK ‘SMASH.’
Hulk’s Facebook page, including a message from a rather desperate Stan Lee // The Other 87

 

MAYBE WEAR A HAT OR SUNGLASSES? SERIOUSLY, LEO, YOU’RE NOT REALLY TRYING.
Lionel Messi is mobbed on an airplane and has to break international aviation regulations to avoid his adoring public. // Dirty Tackle

 

VIDEO: IS THIS LIKE MUPPET BABIES FOR SOCCER FANS?
There’s a new Italian cartoon featuring Ronaldinho as a kid. Awesome. (YouTube)

 

I’LL NEVER LOOK AT ALEX MORGAN THE SAME AGAIN. THANKS A LOT.
A disturbing US soccer Frankenstein’s monster. // The Denim Kit

 

GIVING NEW MEANING TO ‘OPEN AND SHUT.’
Wayne Rooney’s case for leniency on his Euro ban revolves around the fact that he couldn’t have gone REALLY mental, but didn’t. Way to not beat someone’s children with their detached arm, Wazza. // Studs Up

 

NEVER BEFORE HAS INTERNATIONAL SOCCER BEEN MORE LIKE COLLEGE SPORTS.
15-year old German-born Maryland midfielder with an invitation to join Arsenal’s academy is considering playing for the US one day because he like the cut of Jurgen Klinsmann’s jib. Buy him a car, Jurgen. // Soccer Insider

 

YES, WE GIVE ANDREY A LOT OF RUN. HOW COULD WE NOT?
I dare you not to be simultaneously confused and amused by these photos of Andrey Arshavin. Go on. // Kickette

 

GET READY TO GET TIRED OF THIS TOPIC VERY QUICKLY.
Should Wayne Rooney go to the Euros if he’s suspended for all three group games? This guy say…zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz // Bleacher Report

 

WHA? WHAT JUST HAPPENED? WHERE AM I?
Do your best to avoid the “debate” about Rooney today, unless you’re checking out KCKRS’ thoughts on the matter (guaranteed to keep you awake). If you’re looking for a convenient way to stay on top of our brand of footy goodness (like the adventures of our in-house P.I., or Wojciech Szczesny as a character from Miami Vice), follow us on the Twitter and like us on the Facebook.

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