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Euro 2012 In Pictures: Italy 1-1 Spain

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We watched all 90 minutes of this game and all we got out of it was a nasty case of indigestion. That’ll teach us to never self-diagnose our ailments on WebMD again.

Note to selves: f-o-c-u-s.

In a highly anticipated tie between Molto Bello Hot and Muy Caliente Hot, the most startling aspect of Italy vs Spain was Andres Iniesta’s not so subtle and completely out of the blue man-doration for Daniele De Rossi. Seriously, whenever he was given repose from running, the Spanish star couldn’t keep his paws to himself.

So without further facetious ado’ing, let’s cut to the difficult stuff. Guys and gals, what’s your final verdict on Sergio Ramos’ shorter hair?

Image: @Emenderk. H/T @emcardenas.

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Euro 2012 In Pictures: Russia vs Czech Republic

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First day down, many more to go (yippee!). Missed Russia’s 4 -1 defeat over Czech Republic? See the match’s highs and lows here before skimming our random observations from the second half of today’s Group A double header:

- As was expected, Milan Baros continued his reign as the sexiest Czech Republic ‘baller who needs more Kickette homepage face time (Theodor Gebre Selassie is nipping at his heels, though).

- Not so sexy: the scene atop Jaroslav Plasil’s head. Was it responsible for his error that allowed Russia to make it 2-0? Well, obviously.

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Euro 2012 In Pictures: Poland vs Greece

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Join us on Twitter (@kickette) for tons of Euro 2012 commentary. YOBO! (AP Photo/Gero Breloer; Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Those hoping for a nice, peaceful tournament where quality football wins the trophy and controversy is restricted to poor hairdressing decisions were probably disappointed by this afternoon’s opening game.

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Goal Celebrations Gone Mad

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H/T to One Point Four.

It’s like Star Wars. And a Benny Hill sketch. There are furry animals. And hot footballers.

Finally. Someone has successfully articulated what’s going on in our heads.

International Friendly Results: Fearing For The Future?

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Denmark to beat Brazil. Then this happened. Image: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/GettyImages.

Judging from some of the upsets the big boys experienced over the weekend, Euro 2012 could well be won by a late entrant – i.e. three Kickette staffers, two of their pets and a cab driver from London named Steve.

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