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Ligue 1 Awards: An Alternative View

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Montpellier’s Younes Belhanda picks up the award for ‘Most Effective Use Of An Accessory to Increase One’s Hot Quotient’. Image: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages.

It was meant to be a celebration of all that’s great about French football, but having browsed the the stills from last night’s Ligue 1 Awards, we doubt we’d have fact checked too heavily if they’d been labelled ‘Ligue 1 Metrosexual of the Year’ Awards.

Hmm. There’s a thought.

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Universal Mysteries Solved: Carlos Bocanegra Has A Baby

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Kickettes, this is not a photo of Carlos Bocanegra with his baby girl. REPEAT: NOT BOCA’S BABY. Image taken from his Fulham days.

Hmm. Okay. Well. This is a morally and ethically curious tale about invading a player’s internet privacy.

Where shall we begin?

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Birthday Boys: David Beckham & Cesc Fabregas

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daniella semaan age fake two kids lebaneseThis past week, David Beckham turned 37-years-old two days before Sex Fabregas celebrated his 25th b-day with girlfriend, Daniella Semaan, Leo Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo (who, from the photos we saw, was with wine glass throughout the evening). Even though it freaks all of us out (David included) to think of you both aging, a belated congratulations guys!

But seriously. If we see any signs of crows-feet on Cesc especially, we will have a spasm.

Here’s to another year!

Rangers FC: Perfect Timing

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If you have trouble finding Kickette Island, Carlos, resort to your GPS. We’re useless when it comes to giving and following directions. Images: Getty Images, football365.com.

Rangers have a meeting with the league winners at Celtic Park on Sunday, which makes the news of striker Kyle Lafferty’s two week suspension after a reported bust up with manager Ally McCoist all the more intriguing. You’ve probably read how the club’s situation has gone from awful to youhavegottobekiddingme in recent days, what with the twelve month transfer embargo, £160,000 fine and banning of club owner Craig Whyte from going near a football ever again. All because the club went into administration.

If we’d have known these were the consequences of insolvency, we would’ve never stepped foot in Mesut Ozil’s fave Chanel boutique[Ed Note: that pic will never get old.]

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Olivier Giroud: Don’t Leave Without Him

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Image via his Facebook page. Nice spot, @Philby1976.

This photo right here?

It’s one of our “grab if the building’s on fire” possessions.