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Guess Who: Sneaking Out Of A Snood

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Image: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi.

A bit of a toughie for the latest edition of our exciting new ‘holy crap, we can’t be bothered to do any work’ series. Unless of course you’re fully conversant with footballers and their ridiculous hairdos, in which case, it’s completely and horribly obvious.

Good Week/Bad Week: Trophies & Tiresome Truths

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A finely chiselled and beautifully honed conductor of electricity and heat. And the LFP Award for best goalkeeper. Image via totalbarca.

After a busy week that saw Cesc Fabregas crumble under the intense pressure of our whining, a reveal of the strange bathing predilections of the Portuguese NT and a few choice players sharing what they don’t want for Christmas, we are pleased to finally be able to bring you some proper football news.

Yeah right. And we’re giving up cake in December, too.

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Good Week/Bad Week: From Cleansing To Corrupted

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Juan Mata’s seen** Ronaldinho’s video. Have you? **Actually, Juan was at the ATP Tour Finals at the O2 Arena, but this is the expression we pulled before falling to our knees when we saw the infamous vid. It seemed fitting. Image: Julian Finney/Getty Images.

The week started as a soap opera, segued gently through fantasy into fashion commentary before coming to rest in Xabi Alonso’s shorts. Unfortunately, it’s gonna finish on an horrific note – first visual, then emotional.

Sorry Kickettes. We only spread the gossip – we don’t have control over the content.

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Good Week/Bad Week: Grumpy Pumpy

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NSYNC they ain’t, but K-PB’s got some chords on him, no? via dirtytackle.

You lot have been so moody this week! First, your response to Christine Bleakley’s new fitness DVD can only be described as ‘mixed’, then you disturbed us by referring to Andre Villas Boas as a ‘ginger stallion‘, before taking serious exception to Revista Cuore’s assertion that The Ramos™ is ugly.

Luckily, we managed to curry favour with photographs of Fernando Llorente playing a clarinet, but it was touch-and-go there for a moment.

We hope our review of the week doesn’t upset you. We fear certain aspects of it might…

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Neymar: Alternative Career Options

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If nothing else, this archive shot of Neymar from August shows if the football doesn’t work out, he can be assured of a position as a backing dancer in a Madonna (circa 1990) tribute act. Image: THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images.