This week’s edition is dedicated to my Dad’s birthday which was on the 26th of November.
Happy Birthday Dad !!
I really miss you and sure wish we could celebrate this day with our usual laughs and two cappuccino’s.
Messi’s dream was to finish his career at Barcelona and this week, that dream was accomplished when he signed a new deal that will take his stay at the club to 21 years, after joining the club as a 13 year old in 2000.
The 30-year-old has won eight La Liga titles, four Champions Leagues, five Copa del Reys, seven Spanish Super Cups, three European Cups, and three Club World Cups.
He has won the Ballon d’or on five occasions and on Friday, was presented with his fourth Golden Shoe as Europe’s top scorer last season.
He has scored 523 goals in 602 games and is both Barcelona and La Liga’s all-time top scorer.
One thing is for certain…he will not be bought out of this contract as there is a new release clause which has been set at a stunning €700 million (£626 million).
PSG…good luck going after that release clause! You got Neymar that way and Barcelona has made sure that you will not get Messi.
Messi is signed, locked, and sealed!
Real Madrid stars were each gifted a range of luxury Audi’s, with Cristiano Ronaldo picking the flashiest of the bunch…a Panther Black Rs7 Sportback edition worth £150,000.
But that wasn’t even the most expensive car to be dished out, with Sergio Ramos taking that honour. The Spanish centre back picked the R8 Spyder complete with a soft top roof and black alloy wheels…worth just over £200,000.
No problem, I will buy one of those cash !!
I guess the moral of the story is Audi’s come to those that already have lots of other vehicles. The more you have, the more you shall receive…for free.
For those of us who are older, you will remember who Robinho is, and for those who don’t, I would suggest you go here for a quick look on how incredibly gifted this kid was.
I now feel differently about this player, as he has been sentenced to nine years in prison for taking part in the gang rape of a woman in Milan in 2013.
An Italian court ruled the 33-year-old and five other Brazilians assaulted the Albanian woman, who was 22, after plying her with alcohol in a nightclub.
Robinho, who was not in court, pleaded not guilty via his lawyer.
A post on his Instagram page said he had “already defended himself against the accusations, affirming that he did not participate in the episode” and that “all legal measures are being taken”.
Lost all respect for this idiot…what a sad story. Enjoy your 9-years in jail !!
Ronaldo is one of the most admired players in the world, but one supporter in Cyprus might just be bigger than the rest.
This guy is nuts and one hell of a CR7 fan. I am too, but no way in hell will I ever do that!
All I am going to say is you have to check it out…
A host of world-class players have graced the pitches of the Premier League down the years, but few…if any…can rival Eric Cantona’s iconic blend of technical brilliance and chaotic infamy. Lets just say this dude is gifted and borderline crazy.
Have a look here…
The Frenchman split opinion more than most, as his undoubted ability and self-assuredness were tempered by a short fuse and general notoriety.
Cantona was introduced to the Premier League by Leeds United in 1992, but on November 26 of that year, he went on to join bitter rivals Manchester United…a move you could conceivably believe was engineered by the striker, purely to feed his own infamy. A debut as a half-time substitute against Manchester City at Old Trafford followed 10 days later.
Ultimately, it proved to be the transfer which made his career, as Cantona led the club to four Premier League titles and two FA Cups, helping to awaken a sleeping giant under the management of Alex Ferguson.
There was so much more to his United career than a few trophies, however, and here we look back at his most memorable moments on the 25th anniversary of his switch to Old Trafford.
We all know Michael Owen as a former footballer who retired in 2013. The prolific striker played for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United, and Stoke City, as well as for the England national team. For those younger folks who don’t know who he is, check his stats out here.
Owen, who is now a TV football pundit, also breeds and owns racehorses and decided to get in the saddle for the first time this year at a charity race.
The 37-year old rode Calder Prince over the Prince’s Countryside Trust seven-furlong Flat race, finishing 2nd behind Tom Chatfeild-Roberts on Golden Wedding.
Guess he has talent in the saddle too! Is there anything else he is not prolific at ??
It’s unclear if Owen will do it again, but I’d be surprised if the ‘bug’ hasn’t bitten.
Someone sent me this video and I just cannot stop laughing, its just so hilarious !!
Luckily for Mainz goalkeeper Robin Zentner, the ball didn’t go into the back of the net..huge relief for him!
I’m sure we will see this video appear on many of the blooper shows for years to come!
Enjoy the laugh !!
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