Artur Boruc. Mad, hot man. Image via dirtytackle.
Jose Mourinho. Roy Keane. Artur Boruc. Eric Cantona. Genaro Gattuso. Joey Barton.
We all know that despite occasional lapses into normal behaviour, all of the above guys spend more time operating on the outer fringes of the sanity scale than the rest of us. Not just in a ‘momentary lapse of reason’ kind of way, as even the most sensible of us are prone to do given the right provocation, but proper, recurrent outbursts.
The other thing all these men seem to have in common is that in their prime (and sometimes beyond), they’re perceived as pretty darn attractive. Is this coincidence, or something far more sinister?
Image: Getty Images/Daylife.
Despite yours and Karim’s best efforts, Kickettes, we’ve decided to celebrate the last of the American summer holidays by taking off today. After all, it seems like a crime for us to work on Labour Day when everyone else is free to come and go as Samir Nasri pleases.
We’ll be back to our regular posting schedule tomorrow.
An eleven goal margin of victory deserves a special celebration. And Robin van Persie and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar certainly pulled out all the stops for their interpretation of Torvill & Dean’s ‘Bolero’. Image: AP Photo/Daylife.
Are you worried because you missed all of the important events from the weekend’s Euro 2012 qualifying games and random internationals, people? Well, fear not, because via our brand of smart-arse, easy-to-digest snark, you will be up to date within ten minutes.
Obviously not with anything remotely football related, but if you will insist on coming here…
And they say no-one learns anything from friendlies? We learned that Raul Meireles is significantly hotter than we first thought during his side’s game vs. Luxembourg. So there! Image: AP Photo/Daylife
With England’s game vs. Holland cancelled, we gave our UK office the night off. Apologies to anyone who may have encountered them in their local bar last night. But on the plus side, fresh restraining orders have been issued as a result of their behaviour and they won’t be troubling you again.