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Cover Girl: Hope Solo, ESPN’s Body Issue

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Crap. If we hadn’t allowed our gym membership to lapse, this could have been us. Image via whosay.

Swine Skillz: Lassi Hurskainen & Dan Jackson, UNC Asheville

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via our BFF’s at dirty tackle.

To be honest, we haven’t found an addiction to Angry Birds has exactly helped us with productivity around the office, but it’s good to see that the pesky app has it’s creative uses.

Using just a cuddly green pig, a football and some rather nifty skillz,¬†UNC Asheville ‘keepers Lassi Hurskainen and Dan Jackson perform their own version of the pig murdering pastime.

It’s so awesome, you’ll want to see more

Carlos Bocanegra: Style Star

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Abs are always in style. Image via AP Photo/Daylife.

As we were dutifully informed by several members of the Kickette Army yesterday, Carlos Bocanegra has been¬†named one of the 25 most stylish Latino-Americans by Complex Magazine. We’ve always known that ‘Los has style, mostly in the form of muscles and whatnot. It turns out that one of the newest members of The Finest Five can also wear clothes pretty darn well. Who knew?

Join us now for a retrospective of Carlos’ best looks. There will be more skin. We promise.

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Good Week/Bad Week: Poker, Portents & Punk Hair

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GOOD WEEK

Joe Le Taxi: Joey Cole has eschewed the opportunity to take advantage of his new colleagues’ language skillz… in favour of learning French himself. The Cockney boy, who has just begun a season long loan to Ligue 1 side Lille, told how his new team-mates speak great English, but he ‘doesn’t want to rely on them’. So far, his knowledge extends to ‘Bonjour’ and ‘Au revoir’. Good luck, mate!

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Weekend Results: International Incidents

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An eleven goal margin of victory deserves a special celebration. And Robin van Persie and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar certainly pulled out all the stops for their interpretation of Torvill & Dean’s ‘Bolero’. Image: AP Photo/Daylife.

Are you worried because you missed all of the important events from the weekend’s Euro 2012 qualifying games and random internationals, people? Well, fear not, because via our brand of smart-arse, easy-to-digest snark, you will be up to date within ten minutes.

Obviously not with anything remotely football related, but if you will insist on coming here…

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