In order to promote the Japanese release of the new "Godzilla: Resurgence" movie, someone in a cumbersome Godzilla costume was made to take a penalty before the J-League match between Kawasaki Frontale and FC Toyko.
With a big blue dolphin to beat, Godzilla was also tasked with dispatching the spot kick using nothing but his tail.
That went about as well as we expected.
Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.
Known as one of Singapore football's most consistent and versatile footballers, Tampines Rovers midfielder Hafiz Sujad is aiming to emulate the consistency of Manchester United and Wales legend, Ryan Giggs.
Hafiq plied his trade in central midfield as Young Lions captain from 2009 to 2012, but his tenacity to succeed anywhere on the pitch caught the eye of then-LionsXII boss V. Sundramoorthy, who converted him into a flying left-back.
It proved to be successful as LionsXII went on to claim the 2013...
TOKYO -- Japan's professional football league has announced a 10-year, $2 billion deal with the British-based Perform Group for online matches.
The J-League said on Wednesday it is the largest broadcasting deal in Japanese sports history.
Starting next year and running to 2026, the deal does not cover terrestrial or satellite television.
Every game of the J-League's three divisions, including the J1 championship playoffs, will be streamed live on DAZN, Perform Group's online sports content platform...