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And finally, three hours after the rest of the competitors have dragged themselves over the week’s finishing line, Kickette staffers wheeze their way into the final straight.
Only a few more steps to go. Cheers us on, would you?
“I will be ready [to return] if one club wants me and seduces me.”
Pep Guardiola has hinted he may think about suspending his sabbatical from football, if the right offer comes along.
We just saw the words “wants me and seduces me” and are scrambling to put a tempting package together now.
Image: AP Photo/Polfoto/Lars Poulsen.
It’s that awkward time of year when recently awarded trophies are settling into their new oak cabinetry homes, international teams are already looking ahead to the next big thing and every journo, agent, manager and momma is arguing over who will stay put and who will flee for pastures greener next season.
Because summers which have a major tournament or two on deck inevitably drag things to the point of exhaustion, we tend to lay low on the transfer talk until it blows over.
And we thought interviewing excitable boys was tough… Images: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/GettyImages, Milos Bicanski/Getty Images.
There’s a big game tomorrow night, obvs. Don’t think for a moment we haven’t been distracted from our work by it.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the hot piece of walking mahogany from Portugal, isn’t shy when it comes to bragging about himself. Remember last year, when he advised that the reason everyone hates him is that he’s too goddamn rich and handsome for his own good?