For the average Joe’s of this world, we really only manage to buy a mid-range family car (it’s all about the family), taking anywhere from three to seven years to pay for these vehicles. We might be lucky enough to buy a new vehicle every ten years or so, but for some people like “Antonio” (my Dad), they drive the same vehicle for years and years. We want and we dream, but for some of us, we can never find the extra cash to spend on a luxury sports car for ourselves.
If ever the day came that our mid-life crisis dream car became a reality, you can bet the wife would have something to say about the purchase. It would be something like this…“well if you buy a fancy sports car, I want a facelift, boobs, Botox, etc., etc., etc.”…and the list goes on!
Now, when we enter the world of football stars who get paid insane amounts of money (well deserved I will add), buying any kind of vehicle is no problem. They can buy as many sport luxury vehicles as they want and then some. If the wife has something to say, they can buy whatever the wife wants and then some as well. So fuck it! I have money and can buy whatever I want for myself and my wife/girlfriend. Heads up guys…buy the lovely lady something prior to buying a present for yourself and use this gift for future leveraging purposes. A happy wife means a happy life.
I know I am rambling. The gist of it all is how much playing time does it take Ronaldo, Messi, Teves, and other top footballers to pay for their crazy priced luxury vehicles? Cars like Bugatti Veyron or a Ferrari F430?
Hint, it isn’t three to seven years. How about…well read the article and don’t be a hater!!!
I am testament to this article, as I wore some of these hideous shirts in the early 90’s. I thought I was a cool cat, and at the time I was. But when I look back at it now I can’t help but think, “man, what the hell was I wearing?”. It is ridiculous!
I remember a game I was playing in as a professional wearing a luminous green coloured keeper top. We were down 1-0 and the coach was having his usual half-time rant. He kicked the water bucket and it went all over the players (I wanted to laugh but couldn’t this was a serious talk). He then proceeded to go through every player informing them of how bad they were. When he got to me, with his arms raised and looking dejected, he said “You! Yes, you! You look like a damn town clown with that stupid shirt on! Take that shit off.”. For a split second, I thought to myself “well, if all he berates me for is my keeper shirt, I guess I am playing well.” I noticed he was still glaring at me so off comes the shirt. The funniest part was I replaced one hideous shirt with another. Hideous was the trend of the 90’s. By the way, the coach rant and my hideous keeper shirt worked; we won the game 2-1 and I rocked.
If you are a football fan, you will definitely remember the 20 worst premier league shirts ever.
This brought back some amazing memories for me…good times! I hope this article does the same for you!
All kids, my son included, want to one day have their own theme park. For this player, it became a reality. He decided to invest and have a super cool and huge “Theme Park” named after him.
Who is this player???
Where is the theme park???
Nina Weiss was set to marry her superstar keeper, who is known in the world of football to have revolutionized the keeper position. After suffering a broken metatarsal and requiring surgery to repair the injury, one would think he would have postponed the wedding until he was healed. He may be a captain on the football field, but in his private life, Nina wears the pants and launched a left-sided counter attack saying, “you will marry me and I don’t care if you hobble down the aisle on crutches.”.
Well, the player who had gone with a “park the bus” system was on crutches and went down 1-0 as Nina’s wishes were granted. I’ve said before…happy wife means a happy life. He should have played with a different system. Parking the bus clearly didn’t work. No clean sheet for him with Nina.
Congratulations to them and all the other players who got married this off-season.
I shouldn’t say this, but fuck it; it’s my newsletter so I will. I wonder how many will soon be divorced?
Located 30 miles outside of Paris and in the depths of a forest, the Montjoye castle is a renovated 17th century build with five-star facilities.
No, this castle is not a tourist attraction; however, it does attract the world’s top French players. The Clairefontaine project as it is known, has produced and continues to produce some of the world’s top French players.
Most people only ever hear about La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy. Make no mistake this relatively unknown French academy has produced some studs in the world of football. Can you guess who some of these players might be??? Shouldn’t be too hard as there are so many.
This article is an interesting read into how youth development should be. I live in Canada and football is in shambles here. Going nowhere. There is zero development. It’s all about internal club politics run by people who have no clue about development. Zero. Notta. Zilch.
“Antonio” is now on a rant…don’t get him started as he can go on for hours on this topic. Idiots…get off his lawn and let the coaches who are all about development do their job. Go play bingo or watch paint dry or whatever else you can manage without having to think too hard. Get out fools…you are destroying football!
Everyone thinks they are a great goalkeeper until they actually try playing the position. Then it’s an instant reality check and a “No. Thank. You.”!
Kevin De Bruyne was one of those people, and as you will see in the video, it didn’t end up too well for him. Let’s just say he has a huge headache and it will most likely be the last time he will ever be a goalkeeper.
The exact thing happened to me with my son pinging the ball, and to this day, he still teases me about it. Personally, I didn’t find it all that funny when it happened to me; however, when it happens to someone else, it’s hilarious. I cannot stop laughing!
A Spanish U-11 youth team trounces another team 25-0. For the winning team, there were huge celebrations. For the losers, there was crying, as well as coaches and parents fuming that this kind of loss goes against the spirit of the game.
I’ve been in this position before, both as the winner and the loser. All I can say is that it’s very hard to be on both sides of this equation.
Would you fire the coach? Yes or no?
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