This summer, the World Cup comes to Brazil, the country that perfected the "Beautiful Game." You know what we say to that? Blah, blah blah, blah blah. A rich tradition of excellence is great and all, but the best way to get into soccer is to take an aggressive dislike to someone on not-your-team. You can have your fancy passing and your gorgeous freekicks; we'd rather spend our time screaming at these 14 divers, cheaters, and all-around dirtbags.
Javier Mascherano, Argentina
The midfielder once earned a red card for kicking the driver of a medical cart. As if that's not bad enough, here's how he explained his actions after the fact: "The cart was going too quickly, I was moving around and thought I might fall. We told the medic to go slower, he ignored me and I reacted." He’s going to get booed in Brazil anyway so you can just go ahead and bandwagon hate him.
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