Jun 292016

Nigel Farage, the uncontested leader of the British extremists and the moral author of the Brexit, managed to convert the European Parliament into a circus place to the delight of the audience. He began his triumphal amid the jeering and booing of his continental colleagues who were reduced to silence only after the intervention of the EP President, Martin Schulz, who said: “Ladies and gentlemen. One major quality of the democracy is to listen to various even if you don’t share their opinion.”

nigel farage

Nigel Farage (pic: wikimedia commons)

“Good morning. Funny, Isn’t it? When I came here 17 years ago and I said I wanted to lead the campaign to get Britain to leave the European Union, you all laughed at me. I have to say you are not laughing now, aren’t you?” Farage began his speech.

“The reason you are so upset, the reason you are so angry, has been perfectly clear from all the angerily exchanges this morning. You, as a political project, are in denial. You are in denial that that your currency is failing. well, just look at the Mediterranean [states]”, said Farage while the other MEPs started to speak derisively.

“And you are in denial over Mrs Merkel’s call last year for as many people as possible to cross the Mediterranean into the European Union, fact which has led to many divisions between countries and within countries”, continued the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) whose whose “full performance” can be viewed in the video below.

Photo credit: By Dweller [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Jun 282016

8 best jokes hinting at the British & English people after Iceland humiliated England’s national football team @ EURO 2016 with 2-1 victory in Nice at the Allianz Riviera Stadium:

Funny stuff involving...Brexit :)

Funny stuff involving…Brexit :)

1. It seems that Iceland has just activated Article 50.

2. We [British] said Brexit, then be it Brexit in all ways.

3. The British have proposed to do a Brexit at all competitions.

4. Second Brexit follows. This time without referendum.

5. English desperately search on google what football is.

6. British are frantically googling what Iceland is.

7. England’s team decided to quit this championships because it’s…European and after all why would they take part in it?

8. British fans were chanting “we voted out, we voted out, out, out, out, out!”

Jun 272016

After Rooney’s early goal, Iceland not only have proved to have enough strength to make it even but also to take shock lead against England. And successfully preserved the 2-1 advantage to advance further to the quarter finals of the EURO 2016!

Iceland in front of their fans after shock win over England (Twitter)

Iceland in front of their fans after shock win over England (Twitter)

Iceland stunned the whole football world with their quality play in the group stage matches and made it to the knockout stage where they took on the more famous England for the very first time.

Just 4 minutes into the game and Rooney opened the score from the penalty spot after Sterling had been brought down by the keeper.

The English did not have enough time at their disposal to enjoy the penalty conversion because Iceland equalized two minutes later when R. Sigurdsson volleyed in from two meters out after being played through by Árnason with a flick on header.

Then minutes 18 and BOOM: GOAL ICELAND. The Nordic took the lead by Sigthórsson who defeated the challenge of Cahill to get a shot on and it goes underneath Hart’s desperate leap.

Football legend Gary Lineker was quite funny at half time when he tweeted: “Seems we’re desperate to get out of Europe in all ways” (in addition to the Brexit) 🙂 Later he added: “The worst defeat in our history. England beaten by a country with more volcanoes than professional footballers. Well played Iceland.”

Jokes of the Day: A few days ago, “British Were Frantically Googling What The E.U. is”, hours after voting for Brexit. This evening, after England’s defeat by Iceland, “British Fans Are Frantically Googling “What is Iceland?”
The second joke, hints at coach Roy Hodgson: “Don’t worry though, Roy will have a plan!”

Video: England v Iceland 1-2, European Football Championships, EURO 2016, France

Jun 272016

Squadra Azzurra earned a 2-0 victory over Spain and thus took a long-sought revenge on their opponents who had claimed the previous European Championships title four years ago when they lifted the continental trophy after a merciless 4-0 win.

Squadra Azzurra 2016

Squadra Azzurra 2016

The goals of the clash at Stade de France in Paris were scored by Georgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle. On minutes 35, Eder performed a perfect free kick from a central position, De Gea cleared it, but the ball arrived to Chiellini who send it from close range into the Spanish net.

Graziano Pelle completed a stunning win for Italy on minutes 90. With all the players attracted to the left side, Insigne drilled a majestic crossfield pass to Darmian on the right. He moved into the area and stabbed a low cross that was deflected up to Pelle, and he volleyed it in from a couple of meters.

This confrontation between Italy and Spain, the finalists of the last edition of the European Championship, was undoubtedly one of the most beautiful matches seen in France so far.

To reach the last of 16, Italy won its group by surpassing Belgium, Ireland and Sweden while Spain finished second in its group after Croatia but before Turkey and Czech Republic.

Alessandro Del Piero and Gianfranco Zola have encouraged Antonio Conte’s team and expected a revenge in response to the dramatic failure at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev four years ago when the Spaniards lifted the trophy for the second time in a row. “It will be a difficult match. I think Italy has a big chance to advance to the quarters, even if Spain has a good team. The Italians will give everything when they play against teams like Spain. So, the odds are 50-50,” said Zola.

“It will be a great game. Italy is an incredibly tactical team with an exemplary organization and comes with confidence. Spain is still very good. They have a delightful team. The clash will be intense and fierce but good for football,” added Del Piero.

Until the 2008 triumph on penalties, Spain had not defeated Italy in a competitive match for 74 years, according to the UEFA website, which shows that today’s confrontation is the 35th disputed by the two football giants. At this point, Italy claimed 11 wins and Spain 10, while 14 matches ended in a draw.

The teams:
Italy: Buffon – Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini – Florenzi, Parolo, De Rossi, Giaccherini, De Sciglio – Eder, Pelle
Subs: Marchetti, Sirigu – Darmian, Ogbonna, Candreva, Zaza, Motta, Immobile, Sturaro, Pins, Bernardeschi, El Shaarawy
Coach Antonio Conte

Spain: De Gea – Juanfran, Pique, Ramos, Alba – Busquets, Fabregas, Iniesta – Silva, Morata, Nolito
Subs: Casillas, Rico – Azpilicueta, Bartra, Koke, Vazquez, Pedro, Bellerin, Alcantara, San Jose, Soriano, Aduriz
Coach: Vicente del Bosque.

Video: Italy vs Spain 2-0, EURO 2016, France

Jun 272016

A Singapore Airlines airliner with 241 people on board caught fire while making an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi International Airport. According to The Telegraph, no one was injured in the incident. The blaze began shortly after the Boeing 777-300ER returned to the airport as a result of an engine oil warning message. Passengers on […]

Jun 192016
VIDEO: What would happen if, instead of money, you get a black hole in your pocket?

The big question: What would happen if, instead of money, you got a black hole in your pocket? In a Youtube video, the owners of the channel “Kurzgesagt – in a nutshell”, delivered a scientific explanation why a black hole, even the size of a coin, could cause the extinction of humanity and the planet […]

Jun 192016

If all people on Earth synchronize so that they jump at once, would the impact trigger an earthquake? Would orientation of Earth’s axis be affected? What would be the effects of the jump on the duration of the day and the evolution of seasons? Owners of “Vsauce” youtube channel try to give some answers to […]

Jun 172016

Despite being led 2-0 by Croatia at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Etienne, the Czech Republic soccer team had the power to come back and get the first point at Euro 2016. The clash ended with a 2-2 draw as the Czechs managed to close down the scoreboard on 92 minutes. Just a couple of minutes before […]

Jun 172016
VIDEO: Italy - Sweden 1-0 / Squadra Azzurra qualifies to next phase of EURO 2016

Italy has ticked the second victory at EURO 2016 and the team coached by Antonio Conte made it already to the next round of the tournament after defeating Sweden in Toulouse. Italy is currently the second team, besides France, that qualified to the knock-out stage of the UEFA European Football Championship, after having won 1-0 […]

Jun 162016

A 64-year-old Northern Ireland supporter died Thursday evening at Euro 2016 in France while attending the match against Ukraine which his team won 2-0. The man suffered a heart attack in the stands of the stadium and could not be revived. Northern Ireland defeated Ukraine in Lyon in the Group C of the European Football […]