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PHOTO: THE IMPRESSIONISTIC STYLINGS OF ROBSON DE SOUZA.
Above: Here’s Robinho doing his impression of Richard Nixon. He is not a crook, but he will steal your joy, Gunner fans.
Below: Robinho doing his impression of Hulk Hogan. He can’t hear you, so please be louder as you cheer him. (REUTERS)
OHS NOS. IS SOMEONE GOING TO TELL WEST HAM?
Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn called the Olympic Stadium a potential white elephant that isn’t fit for football. West Ham is a perfect fit then, eh? // FourFourTwo
I’M TOTALLY NOT SHOCKED. SERIOUSLY, LOOK AT HOW NOT SHOCKED I AM.
If I told you that Jack Warner stole $4.4 million of emergency aid money meant for earthquake-ravaged Haiti, would you simply nod, or laugh sardonically? Either one works. // Wired868
AFTER CONSIDERING TINA TURNER FOR THE THEME SONG, WE ULTIMATELY WENT WITH SOMETHING ENTIRELY DIFFERENT.
Hey, look, it’s the midweek edition of that video podcast that one guy who writes for KCKRS does. Perhaps you should check it out. // The Best Soccer Show
Neymar’s face has a boo boo after clash with a teammate. Looks like the teammate go the worst of it, actually. But thank God the hair is okay. (REUTERS)
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN EVERYBODY’S A FAN BOY. LET’S CALL IT ‘THE MESSI EFFECT.’
Bayer Leverkusen players geek out over Lionel Messi shirts, sports director isn’t impressed. Now neither will get to keep theirs. // Off the Post
I’M THROWING THIS ON THE EVER-GROWING PILE OF ‘NOT GOOD.’
China’s best-known referee, who officiated during the 2022 World Cup, will go to jail for accepting bribes to fix matches. // Express.co.uk
We all know about Aaron Ramsey’s macabre ability to send celebrities to the next life by scoring. But here’s a question: would you, if his “scoring” meant someone else had to die? // Kickette
PHOTO: THNKS FR TH MMRS.
A Czech fan at the San Siro for AC Milan-Arsenal thanks Thierry with a sign. (REUTERS)
YOU’D THINK THIS PSYCHIC ABILITY WOULD BE MORE LUCRATIVE.
This is what footballers think about before they fall asleep. Nico Anelka has figured out how to turn his career completely hipster. // Dirty Tackle
HOW DID MILAN THRASH THEE? LET ME ME COUNT THE WAYS.
Let’s review what we learned about Arsenal from their disastrous visit to the San Siro, shall we? // Bleacher Report