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Good Week/Bad Week: Good Deeds & Grandads

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Only one person in this photo has a fully functioning set of knees. Can you guess which one? Image via twitter.

Whether it’s signing petitions in aid of animals or thinking about spending more time with the oldies, this edition of Good Week/Bad Week is packed to the rafters with inspiring ideas.

Even the Carlos Tevez story. Although to be fair, all that saga inspires us to do is stop reading the newspapers.

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Alvaro Arbeloa: No Need For Pants

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Alvaro Arbeloa playing parchis

Clearly, Alvaro Arbeloa plays parchis best sans pants. Might we suggest he try this on the pitch as well? Actually, the entire Spanish NT should try this; we’d be happy to hold on to everyone’s pants at Kickette HQ for safe keeping. Image via Xabi Alonso’s Twitter.

Internationals Fixtures: The Big Questions

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Is this a ‘Twister’ contest?

As usual in the days leading up to a bunch of international fixtures, our inboxes are littered with images of players in training. We have been studying these at length (for work purposes, obviously) and quickly became aware of a number of important questions that need to be asked regarding team preparation, proposed formations and tactics.

But those were boring. So we made up some more interesting ones.

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Luis Figo & Helen Svedin: Out & About In Madrid

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Image taken 26.09.2011.

The Sizzle Query: David Villa, FC Barcelona

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Image: JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images.

It might seem strange that we’re surveying the sizzle factor of one of our buffest, most beloved ‘ballers, but surely we weren’t the only ones to notice Dahveeeeeed’s uncharacteristic lapse in proper grooming judgment this past weekend?

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