This Sunday, the most serious and important game in international soccer will take place when Germany plays Argentina in the World Cup final. This list is neither serious nor very important, but it will certainly get you chuckling ahead of the big finale. And hey, a recent study claims that laughing makes your brain work better, so what better way to kick off the weekend than to check out some hilarious videos that take the piss out of the beautiful game. In some instances, as you will see, it is really a case of parody imitating life. Enjoy!
Everyday Football Fouls
Kudos to the kids at Fourgrounds Film for making this video, which conjures a world where “we all reacted to contact in our everyday situations like football (soccer) players.” Nuff said.
An American Coach in London
When NBC announced that it secured the rights to televise the English Premier League last year, they sent Coach Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) to London to coach Tottenham Hotspur.
Key and Peele’s take on soccer. No need for any further set-up here.
Top 10 Football Dives
While our first three videos were comedic gems, this is an actual compilation of real players making fools of themselves. And it’s arguably the funniest video of all.
The Luis Suarez Office Ad
Last summer, the incredibly talented and infamous three-time biter Luis Suarez made this ad for Urugayan company Abitab. It’s a doozy.