'Bubbas & ‘Ballers' Category

Joe Hart & Neymar: ‘Baller Cuteness Overload


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Is Joe Hart’s response to the news that Owen Hargreaves is joining his club not cute enough for you? Right, we’ll ‘see’ your indifference and ‘raise’ you Neymar, showing his new bubba to his coo-ing team mates at the Santos training ground. That’ll teach ya.

Pitter Patter: Neymar & Davi Lucca


Image via Twitter. Cheers for the head’s up, J!

A few months ago we blinked, took a deep breath and broke the news that 19-year-old Santos striker Neymar was expecting his first child. As tends to happen in these cases, a baby has indeed turned up.

Born yesterday morning in a local area hospital, Neymar shared the news of Davi Lucca’s arrival with the world even before the infant was ready for his close-up.  The proud papa later described his nummy baby boy as ’2.8 kilograms (6 pounds) of pure happiness’.

That is just too cute for words!

By the end of yesterday we hard that baby Davi and Mum – Carolina Nogueira Dantas (age: 17) – were doing ‘just fine’ once the kid was able to remove his matching headwear and let his mohawk grow in peace.

Kickette Catch Up: Your Weekend Gossip Cheat Sheet



- A few hotties from Hanover 96 spent their day of rest stroking some sea lions at the zoo. Wild animals and footballers – they get us every time.

- Newly-appointed USMNT manager, Jürgen Klinsmann, has actually made it in America once before. Who knew and why didn’t they share sooner?

- Juan Pablo Angel’s son showed off some serious skills, prompting us to revisit our Kickette FC venture capitalist proposal for funding in order to sign him, James Owen and Kai Rooney up ASAP.


Good Week/Bad Week: Doppelganger Dreams


Welcome, ladies and gents. He’s been waiting for you. Image Credit: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu.

Is cloning ever appropriate? Would you mind falling over in front of 26,000 people if Patrice Evra was available to pick you up? And are free kebabs a good thing? We consider these, and other newsworthy and relevant issues in this week’s edition of Good Week/Bad Week.

Enter at your own peril.


Out & About: Robert Pirès & Jessica Lemarie


For those asking, we found french international footballer, former Arsenal ‘Invincible’ and current free agent Robert Pirès. Just yesterday, he and his partner, Jessica, were seen smilin’ while strollin’ through the streets of London with their two kids (daughter not pictured).