Notice anything odd about this picture of an "unknown" beach volleyball player at the Olympics, other than the fact that it literally leers at its subject's midsection? For all the objectification of Ryan Lochte that's gone on recently, all pictures of him include, you know, his face rather than his junk. Ditto for…
There's something particularly enjoyable about the ecstasy of soccer players celebrating their World Cup goals. So please do enjoy this collection of the happiest men on earth, each lost in their own man-love moment. It is delightful.
In our last examination of perfection of the human physique, we present you Spain's victorious moments. The images need no comment, but the emotional pictures captain and goalie Iker Casillas shedding tears of joy may make you do the same.
Sunday in Johannesburg, Spain and Netherlands will compete one last time for gorgeous glory. Odds are on Spain to take the match, but who'll take your breath away? In our ongoing celebration of athletic perfection, this is the final showdown.
As we dribble our way towards the tournament's end, we've bid farewell to many gifted men. So we'd like to take a moment of (relative) silence to honor some of those whom we've most recently had to say goodbye.
Nerve's Lindsay Cutler raises an important question: if, on pain of death, you were forced to make one of these strapping, gifted athletic teams your boyfriend, who would you choose?
As most of you probably know, today is an off-day for our dear players, as the buildup for the World Cup quarterfinal begins. However, just because there's been a break in competition doesn't mean we have to quit our gawking.
There are plenty of images suitable for our usual roundup of athleticism, but then there's this: Paraguay's Paulo Da Silva getting an on-field massage. It's a gripping, telling look at the world of sports medicine. Click to seriously enlarge.
We've focused on abdominals and legs — but mixing it up is getting more difficult, as footballers play with their clothes on. Nevertheless, we're going to try and praise the largest muscle on the human body: the butt, gluteus maximus.
Today we've got lots of below-the-waist glory — not like that, pervs. Focus! Specifically, focus on Hendry Thomas of Honduras and Tranquillo Barnetta of Switzerland, amongst others.
When we drool over soccer players' bodies, are those of us who critique the objectification of women's bodies being hypocrites? No. And here's why.
Our attention spans yesterday were devoted to the complete awesomeness of Team USA's last-minute win — but there were plenty of other achievements worth noting. Take, for instance, this beautiful moment between Serbia's Dejan Stankovic and Aussie Marco Bresciano.
Quite literally at the last minute, the U.S. scored a single goal against Algeria, ensuring their ascension to the next round of play. The ensuing celebration was unadulterated ecstasy, adorable boy-joy at its finest! Herewith, scenes from the cuddle party.
The U.S. just had an spectacular last-minute win over Algeria, which means we're going to the next round! But more on that later. First, in our ongoing study of the perfection of athleticism, a look back on yesterday's best moments.
In honor of Portugal's epic 7-0 beatdown of North Korea (take note, Dear Leader), today's edition of the tournament's physical highlights will be devoted to the Selecção. And you can't talk about the Selecção without talking about Cristiano Ronaldo here.
There were plenty of abs this weekend, to be sure — but there are so many other parts of the athletic form that deserve recognition. Like legs, those rippling staples of the beautiful game.