When a player’s hair is more of a talking point than his skillz on the pitch, you can be pretty sure you’re swimming in waters close to Kickette Island. It’s warm, it’s friendly, and we bite through the footie fat and into the manmeat like we’re sponsored by Shark Week.
But today, we’re not. So for those who find themselves more titillated by talent than torsos, check out the Neymar’s latest goal vs. Flamengo in Brazil’s top flight. This was Wednesday last week, a mere 48 hours after he scored a hat-trick in Brazil’s 8-0 drubbing of China.
Want to lament/praise his standing in the Best Player In The World™ debate? Go right ahead as we pop out for a swim.
We like a man who knows how to prioritise. Image: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.
A staggered start to the European league season, plus the end of the Olympics and the Community Shield all taking place on the same weekend is only going to result in confusion, typos, bickering and glaring errors in the copy, Kickettes.
We would like to refer you to earlier correspondence on this matter. Image: AP Photo/Jon Super.
This is the last summer results photo post before the football season starts again.
In other words, next week we have to stop mucking about and start doing it properly.