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    Video: Watch some drunk German football fans cheer on a parallel parker
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    Europeans, as we know, take their football (our soccer) seriously – it isn't until a team wins that their fans can stop being so focused and have some serious fun. Exhibit A: after the German national team beat Argentina in Euro 2012, some chaps still full of cheer (and beer, presumably) ...

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    Followup: Dodge FIFA World Cup ad forgets where the Challenger is built
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    Three horsemen of the Revolutionary War – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Is there anything more American than taking someone else's hard work and claiming it for our own? Probably not. Maybe it's some sort of collective synaptic impulses left over from our former masters in the ...

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    Video: Soccer Hooligans Beware - It's the World Cup crash test
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    World Cup crash test – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Unless you've spent any time overseas during a World Cup celebration, you really can't comprehend how crazy fans go for their respective teams. With the event only coming around once every four years, everyone has plenty of ...

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    Gooooooal! Auto soccer invades Irwindale
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    Clunkbucket.com's head wrench, the inimitable Mike Bumbeck, has posted a great photo feature on what might be motorsports' best new addition – Auto Soccer. Imagine taking everything you love about demolition derby and throwing in heaping handfuls of soccer, including a repurposed propane ...

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    Funny Car Commercial of the Day: Free kick edition
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    Goooooooaaaaallll! – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Football fans – or, if you happen to live in the United States... soccer fans – are well aware that 2010 is the year of the FIFA World Cup. The international competition has been run every four year since 1930, ...

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    Video: Castrol - We make motor oil and giant soccer ball-kicking robots
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    Castrol Soccer Robot – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Our compatriots over at Engadget brought an interesting little tidbit to our attention today in the form of a soccer ball-kicking robot. What's that got to do with obsessively covering the auto industry, you ask? Simple. ...

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    Motorsports and soccer are the Superleague Formula
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    Click the above picture for more Superleague Formula photos.Superleague Formula might sound like a new comic book or a cough syrup but in fact it is the title of a new open-wheel race series coming in August 2008. It plays on the idea that people can't get enough open-wheel racing between all the ...

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    Fantasy Football: Lamborghini Gallardo "Italia"
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    Some travelers insist that a country's character and culture are best understood by tasting their local food. We'll offer instead that you can tell the most about a country by looking at the special-edition cars honoring their football teams. In America, for example, you might find a pick-up truck ...

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    Minivans: not just for Soccer-Moms
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    My uncle's motoring choice has always had me a little puzzled. He's got a garage full of Mercedes, Range Rovers, Hummers and a Magnum PI-style Ferrari 308 GTS that he never drives. What does he drive instead? A Chrysler minivan. Chances are you know somebody like that, too. Over at the Kicking ...

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    VIDEO: Demolition Derby, Soccer-Mom Style
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    "Hell knows no wrath like a woman scorned" goes the old proverb. What about a woman with her car scratched up? This video is a surprisingly entertaining clip from the Fox sitcom "Malcolm in the Middle", where a simple tap of the door, fueled by downright bitchiness, devolves into a full on ...

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    Passing in the Corner: F1 and Soccer cross paths
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    As two of the world's most popular and action-packed sports, F1 racing and soccer ("football" to just about everyone outside North America) share more in common than you'd think. This past season, the F1 race calendar was adjusted to avoid conflicting with the World Cup. No wonder, as grands prix ...

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    Chicago Fire to play at Toyota Park
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    In the midst of the fervor over the World Cup, Toyota has high hopes for soccer in Chicagoland, where it has bought the naming rights for the Chicago Fire's home stadium for the next 10 years. Toyota Park, as the $95 million stadium is to be called, will help Toyota and its dealers in Chicago gain ...

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    European car market takes a dip with the commencement of the World Cup
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    Those crazy Europeans and their love of socc... er, we mean football... Auto manufacturers are bracing for impact upon the start of the World Cup, which promises to divert the attention of many a potential car buyer to the telly, where England reportedly has a brilliant chance of grabbing the ...

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    Fever(ed) Pitch: World Cup mania casts spell on motorists
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    World Cup hooliganism is a well-documented phenomenon. From crazed fans cheering for their teams in new and inordinate ways, to local pub punch-ups, soccer football mania is a way of life for millions around the globe. As it happens, back in England, word is that the mania extends to driving ...

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    Celebrity update: Beckham bounces back with Audi Q7
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    Our friends at Luxist report that ex-BMW-owner David Beckham is back on the road, this time in a shiny new Audi Q7. It seems that Beckham's Real Madrid squad are sponsored by Audi, who gifts each of its 23 stars with a new Audi every year. Beckham's newest 4x4 is a 4.2FSI finished in pearlescent ...

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    Celebrity shocker: Beckham's Bimmer boosted - again!
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    Real Madrid superstar and English soccer football hero David Beckham has lost his second BMW in just six months. In the latest heist, his armored BMW X-5, which was fitted with the latest in high-tech security features (including an ignition requiring a unique ID code to start the engine), was ...

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    TGIF: Toyota Aygo soccer video
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    The guys at Top Gear really know how to show a small hatchback a good time... by using it to play soccer. Five a side "football" with Toyota Aygos pits red versus blue for the ultimate sporting experience. Don't try this at home, though -- we hope the Top Gear body shop repair specialists ...

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