'Portugal' Category

Cristiano: Tanned & Scanned

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In an effort to disprove Jose’s theory that he is composed entirely of wood, Cristiano agreed to undertake a full body scan. The results, though disappointing for the player, enabled his insurers to promptly insert a clause in his policy advising against exposure to naked flame. Image via lipstick alley

Midweek Results: International Friendlies & Funsies

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Tim Cahill’s despair is our deepest joy, sadly. (Getty Images/Daylife)

Midweek international friendlies. From what we can gather, these games serve no useful purpose from a sporting perspective but provide us with the opportunity to perv on players while they’re wearing different coloured jerseys. For this reason, and this reason alone, we at Kickette applaud the international friendly and will campaign for its continued presence in the footballing calendar. Please enjoy our highlights in the meantime.

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Euro 2012 Qualifier Results

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Sergio kisses it better? In our world, yes.

We’d like to say that the above photo is indicative of the international spirit of football and manlove characterising last night’s Euro 2012 qualifiers. And while Spain vs. Scotland was nearly a triumph of David and Goliath proportions, like the photo, the truth is somewhat different. There was little successful football played and the manlove was pretty thin on the ground too. Still, with true Kickette spirit, we soldier on. Pfffththhh.

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Weekend Results: Good For You?

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Hands up who ordered two sweaty Spanish boys? Images: Reuters, Getty Images via Daylife

It’s Euro 2012 qualifiers, Kickettes! Admittedly we were taken a touch by surprise; the office diary ‘system’ having only just caught up the start of the new domestic season, but we’ve had our morning caffeine hit (or ten) and are feeling just about excitable enough to run through the results before we crash. Gah!

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Head Scratcher

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Just what exactly is Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo up to? Nit-picking? Brotherly-love expressed via head-flicking? A finger-tip massage technique we would (surprisingly) pass up? Answers on a postcard, pls.