Football scandals & disasters

Football, as the most popular sport in the world, is not immune to scandals, tragedies and catastrophes. Find out the stories behind soccer’s biggest disasters and controversies; including financial issues, players' misbehavior and death.

Euro 2016 Violence: Russian Hooligans Attack England Fans

Read more about how Russian Ultras attack England fans in new wave of violence at EURO 2016.

2015 FIFA corruption case

Know more about the most controversial bribery case that hits the football governing body, FIFA.

Zidane head butt story

Learn more about the most famous controversy in soccer world cup history during the Mundial 2006 in Germany.

Top 10 football stadium disasters

Take a look back at the most horrific and worst soccer stadium catastrophies that ended the lives of hundreds of football fans.

Heysel Stadium disaster

Facts about the 1985 football tragedy that was described as "the darkest hour in the history of the UEFA competitions".

Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014

Brazil defeated 7-1 as the host of the 2014 Mundial received from Germany the most embarassing defeat in World Cup's history.

Maradona's hand of god goal

Take a close look at one of the most controversial goal of the football World Cup.

Andres Escobar own goal

Get a better understanding on how Andres Escobar’s death was caused by an own goal.

1969 Football War

Take a closer look at the “Soccer War” between Honduras and El Salvador.

Top 5 bad boys in football

The players that made their reputation at stake through their aggressive acts inside and outside the football field. Learn the reason why they became infamous.

Hooligan Phenomenon in European soccer

Read about the history and origin of football hooliganism; which football club supporters showed the most violent and unruly behavior during a soccer match.

Football controversies quiz

Find out how much you know about scandalous & controversial moments in football through this quiz.

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