February 26th, 2010

Did Wayne Bridge Make The Right Decision?

Wayne Bridge has announced he is quitting the England squad. Everyone’s talking about it.

But we have yet to hear from the most influential demographic in football today: Kickettes, of course!

Below we outline the two prevailing views, handily condensed so you can read them over a coffee and maybe even a tiny little muffin. Then, wipe the crumbs off your desk, make your decision and state your position, people!

THE FOOTBALL VIEW

Wayne Bridge should man-up, grit his teeth and take it out on the park. First and foremost he is a sportsman, he has a responsibility to his country and personal feelings should never encroach on performance.

His decision to remove himself from selection for the England squad has serious ramifications for the country’s chances in a year when many had tipped the team for World Cup success. If you are picked, you play, regardless of your feelings toward the man next to you.

Plus, um, Bridgey has played football his entire life. And there will surely be huge regrets years from now when all the smoke and condom wrappers have cleared that he passed on the chance to play in the WC. You shouldn’t let anyone take that away, regardless of the circumstances.

THE EVERYTHING ELSE VIEW

The devastating betrayal of Wayne Bridge by one of his closest friends was bad enough. But the subsequent failure of England’s management to deal with such a potentially divisive matter effectively has left the Bridgey with no option.

Bridge has been forced to sacrifice his personal hopes and ambitions for the World Cup, a tournament he stood a good chance of featuring in due to the injury of Ashley Cole. His dignity and silence in the days following the newspapers breaking the scandal should be admired and his decision respected.

Whether it’s a matter of personal principles, pride, or good old fashioned stampy-feety, it’s Wayne’s choice to make and it doesn’t make him any less of a man.

Ladies. It’s over to you.

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86 Responses to “Did Wayne Bridge Make The Right Decision?”

  1. tammyv says:

    It pains me beyond words to say this but I think England should learn from for US coach Steve Sampson. When this happened to the US, in 1998:

    A.) He and the squad kept it totally quiet until this year, 12 years later

    B.) He without fanfare, without dramatics, dropped our captain from the squad two months before the WC in France, and he was our best player.

    Now we got crushed but what it did was keep the team ethos in tact and allowed for the team to build on that in the 2002 WC to a quaterfinal match.

    The person who did the damage to the team should be dropped. I posted this in a reply but I believe it so here it is

    What Bride did was noble. He put the team and their chance of winning the world cup ahead of his personal desires. He gave the squad the chance to gel without dramatics and a sideshow that would by virture force the dresing room to split.

    He did the best possible thing for the team. He should be respected for being an adult about it. Sure he could have gone and gotten the ego boost off of the attention and drama but instead he thought it was best for England to not have that on top of everything else.

    Reminder, Terry is the one who caused all of this. He us the one who made all of this necessary. The blaming of Bridge is complete BS. He did the right thing for the team.

    There is no proof the Cole will be healed/ready for the cup. Bridge just walked away from the starting spot on the England WC squad in all likelihood.

    Additionally that he is putting the long term wellbeing of his child ahead of his ego is noble.

  2. lesgirondins says:

    Definitely Team Bridge. I’m a Liverpool fan so this pains me to say but City and particularly Bridge played with such dignity and class yesterday (although I was DYING for Tevez to punch Terry!) and they thoroughly deserved to win. There aren’t even words to describe John Terry, although “snake” and “louse” come close.

    The saddest thing is the complete farce the England team has become, what with Terry and Cole (plus whatever else finds its way out of the closet by June). At this rate I’m going to be supporting Spain and France in the World Cup – Spain because they deserve to win, and France because they might be immoral cheats, but at least they bring Yoann Gourcuff in small shorts to the table.

  3. Merv says:

    Team Bridge. The fact that Wayne is making this decision based on his son and any potential harm it could have, in the future, on their relationship is admirable.

    So what if he chose not to play for his country. It's not like he is a draft dodger. Some people make 'family' a priority and that is the way it should be.

    John Terry should be ashamed and his wife disgusts me with all her smiling.

  4. Ofeily says:

    He must still playin with Three Lions

  5. Lamps' babe says:

    I think that he has made a very bad decision.I understand what he’s feeling,but it’s the WC,she wasn’t his girlfriend anymore so..just go on.I think that he’s making too much fuss around this,what was Toni supposed to do then?I read that this Vanessa has been almost with half team..so?Is this woman really worth missing the WC?To me the most disgusting is Miss Perroncel,she is a single woman ok,but how many woman would allow another man in their bedroom while their 3y.o boy is around the house?”Hey,be quiet for a moment mommy’s playin with uncle John!” this is disgusting beyond words.And the thing that makes me angry is that John is playing rubbish,and this is having effects on Chelsea’s matches.

    • Ms. Astute Observer says:

      This is why many of us suspect that there is more to the story. It's pretty common knowledge that these guys pass around these girls like candy. So why get upset that your mate sleeps w/ your "ex"? I'm not buying it. Something tells me that she might not have been an "ex" when things went down…..

      • tammyv says:

        They don’t pass around the mother of their children…. some girls yes, but when she is your baby momma, she is in a different catagory.

  6. Anastasia says:

    I obviously feel for the guy on a personal level. His mate hurt him, that’s obvious. However, this is A) your job B) your country and C) your legacy that is being messed with. I think he should man up and use his anger to kick ass in the WC.

  7. hotgirl says:

    I think that John Terry is the one who must skip the world cup. Wayne should play. He took the wrong decision.

  8. Gigi Neville-Brown says:

    Sorry to say, what else did you expect? I unfortunately expected nothing less from them. Wayne kept his head up, and walked off the pitch with dignity. I was pleasantly surprised with the decency of that select group of Chelsea fans who stood up and applauded him. That's classy.

  9. Bella-Milan says:

    The World Cup hasn’t begun. Something tells me when it starts Bridge might be there and Terry might not. I’ll wait to count the chickens until they actually hatch.

    • Gigi Neville-Brown says:

      Finger's crossed. I may not support them, but I will at least be happy for them then.

    • Lena says:

      Why would they get rid of their best defender for a second string left back? Fabio has already said JT is a major part of the team. The only reason Wayne would be is if Ashley isn’t fit in time. Seeing as how Chelsea hope he’ll be back in time for the last game of the season (early May if I’m not mistaken) he should be well enough come WC time, almost a full month later.

      • tammyv says:

        Rio is England's best center back, not Terry. Granted it is entirely possible that he will be injured.

        As for the rest, there is no proof the Cole will be healed/ready for the cup. He is not second-string, he would be starting rightback in a position with very little coverage.

        Several players can and have played centerback successfully: Wes Brown or Michael Carrick can be slotted over; Milner, Barry and a host of others are solid CBs. Left back is a much more difficult position to fill

  10. MrsNesta says:

    Yeah the booing wasn't good, but have to say that when Bridge was substituted there was applause (in a good way) from City AND Chelsea fans!

  11. Avenath says:

    I’m on Team England…if Wayne Bridge thinks this will help him, and in some way, help England’s chances at the WC, then so be it…he’s obviously made up his mind and we must respect that…can you imagine the media circus that would be surrounding the team in South Africa come June if they were both in the team?!…i know it’s unfair that Bridge had to drop out, but i sincerely think somebody had to do it…as for JT, he will need to do a lot more than look happy with his wife to convince us all that this problem is over…let’s hope he does it on the pitch…and off the pitch by getting things sorted with his former mate Bridge…

  12. SheilaLampsy says:

    TEEEEAAAMMMMM TERRY!

  13. kil says:

    this is the worst decision he will kick his self in the balls for, especially if England win the world cup. how hard is it to ignore terry bridge!

  14. Lenses says:

    If this reduces the ~drama~ surrounding the England squad during the WC so that it doesn’t overshadow the team’s matches, it might actually be better for the team.

    I don’t think he has quit England for good, just this World Cup. After all, players have come out of retirement in the past.

  15. Gigi Neville-Brown says:

    England will unfortunately probably pay the price for Terry's indiscretions. Once again, I am not shocked that Terry is too selfish and not man enough to apologize and step down. I am still holding out hope that Capello finally puts an end to this, and dismisses him from the squad once and for all, due to his lack of professionalism and current lack of skill on the pitch.

    • Lena says:

      Doesn't that mean that Rio should step down as well? Seeing as how he's injured so his form isn't great and he too has just been outed as having an affair on his stag do?

      • tammyv says:

        It is not that cheating that is the problem… it is the destroying team unity that is at issue.

        • Lena says:

          If they were true professionals, it shouldn’t be an issue. If they were true professionals they would be able to come together for 90 minutes and work for a common goal. They have all done things outside of the game that could harm “team unity”. They have all been involved in things that could hurt the game. Team Unity is a myth. True professionals can block out the bs and play. On my college team, we had stuff that made half the team hate each other outside of the lines, but inside of them, we had one goal, and came together for it. Not for ourselves or to show each other up, but to complete a goal that we had as a team. After the meets we would walk away and not speak to each other, but because we were professionals, during meet time, we were a team.

          That is what a true professional is. What these boys are, are wimps who cry foul now that a girl does something to them that they have been doing to girls. Only now, it hurts. I bet most of them learned their lesson now.

  16. Lenses says:

    If this reduces the ~drama~ surrounding the England squad during the WC so that it doesn't overshadow the team's matches, it might actually be better for the team.

    I don't think he has quit England for good, just this World Cup. After all, players have come out of retirement in the past.

  17. Ella says:

    TEAM BRIDGE ALL THE WAY!!!! As long as he is comfortable with his decision, and he's doing what he feels is best for himself and for the sake of the team, I support his decision. Who are we to question him? He's a big boy and knows what he's doing.

    Loved seeing City rise to the occasion against Chelsea today too!

    • Gigi Neville-Brown says:

      Ella, I am a staunch United supporter, who almost lost her voice cheering for City today, for a lot of reasons. City played with dignity and skill, and a bit of much loved cheekiness on the part of Bellamy and Tevez. Congrats on a well deserved win, and thank you City.

  18. carly says:

    England should thank him for this – what kind of a team spirit would they be able to have with this kind of tension going on?

    I'm sure this wasn't a walk in the park decision for him.

  19. Molly says:

    Poor Wayne I feel bad for him. She is the mother of his child and he is going to have to deal with her for the rest of his life while JT was his good friend so to him it is probably a big deal. I would be hurt to if I was in his position. But I still think he should have stayed with England and went to the World Cup. Atleast Man City beat Chelsea!!!! Go Wayne!!!

  20. Gabriella says:

    I see it in two ways; One moment I think Bridge is losing it, if I were him I would have gone to the world cup and show everybody how little JT and Vanessa means to him after what they did! He's gonna regret it in a cuple of years that he let a stupid girl and a bad friend stop him from a little boys dream, for me it makes him the 'loser', and boy, he's gonna regret it one day :(

    And on another moment I totally understand his decision. he's following his heart right now and I'm a big fan of that, and the fact that hes not that guy who would use this "media-circus" just to get any more attention makes me speechless, I'm kind of proud in a wierd way that he stands for that it's so much more to life than football.

    Love, friendship, family.

    • hoda says:

      you said everything that i wanted to say.really sorry for him,we should consider england n.t though.

  21. Linda says:

    Team Bridge.

    Right decision IMO.

  22. Shipra says:

    I think Wayne's being an idiot. It is an honour to play for a team in the World Cup. There are so manygood players who never make it to the WC for various reasons. Bridge is definitely no angel and he seems to be a sore loser. If he has such morals, he shouldn't have left Vanessa and gone out with other women. It's like someone said, he can enjoy himself watching the WC on telly. Good luck!

  23. Ms. Astute Observer says:

    Team Craig Bellamy all the way! Anyone, who has seen today's post match comments know what I mean. ;-)

    Ladies, I do truly believe that there's more to the story than what has been reported. The only thing that Wayne has really said is that he will not play for England. The ex girl hasn't said much either..she's brokering a deal to sell the story. Something tells me that when the fully story is revealed, Wayne will be fully vindicated for his decision.

    • MrsNesta says:

      Not really a Craig Bellamy fan but thought he was spot on with his comments (although last few matches JT not good).

      Agree about not the full story coming out yet, and JT looking abit worried!

    • Ella says:

      Bellamy's comments were spot on! LOL! And I totally agree that there is much more to this story…..

      • Ms. Astute Observer says:

        When I heard the comments come out of his mouth, I laughed so loud, I bet my neighbor could hear me! As a Chelsea fan, I appreciates Craig's honesty and willingness to call JT for the fraud that he is…Also, I haven't forgotten that JT was somewhat responsible for the Jose's departure.

    • Gigi Neville-Brown says:

      I believe that the reason that JT and Miss Moneybags looked so cheery on their recent vacation, is that there may be a nice six figure story in the works for them to tell their side of the story, ie; how their love for one another is so strong and that their family bond is unbreakable, that they can get through anything. Interesting take that there is more to come out from Vanessa, though. Waiting with baited breath.

      • Lena says:

        If she signed papers, like her "friends" told the papers she did, there will be no story. She signed a nondisclosure agreement, and I assume when Wayne goes to court for child support, one of the things he will ask for is her mouth to be kept shut on all things that lead to their split and anything to do with the affair. Which means, no story.

        And, I highly doubt Toni and JT will "sell their story". The only "story" they've ever sold is their wedding photos, and her occasional interview about her horses where she does talk about her marriage. She's not Mrs. Moneybags either. It's a fact she'd have made more in divorce then she would as his wife. There was no prenup and they've been together over 10 years. With kids. She'd get alimony and child support.

    • tammyv says:

      Seriously when Craig Bellemy feels morally superior enough to call you out on your antics, your at the bottom of the barrel

  24. Baby Freya says:

    I’m on Wayne’s side in this: I know he’s no angel when it comes to partying and alledged infidelity but he withdrew because he felt that the atmosphere between the two of them would be disruptive to the team and I respect his decision to bow out. This way we can have a back four, all be it make-shift, that will atleast be able to get on with one another without sniping about sleeping with another’s ex.

  25. Raina says:

    "Sadly therefore, I feel for the sake of the team and in order to avoid what will be inevitable distractions, I have decided not to put myself forward for selection."

    How can anyone fault Wayne for putting his own ambitions aside for the better of his team and country? I think he's being more than mature and considerate. Unlike douchey-dirtbag JT. In an ideal situation Wayne would be going to the WC and JT would be watching from his couch with his wife who would apparently forgive anything just to continue being a WAG.

    And the Chelsea / ManCity match was great. Karma…….

  26. hmmm says:

    I'm on JT's side. Bridge should rise above this, he wasn't even with the woman when it happened. I do understand that hes hurt because Terry was a close friend of his, but not being in the world cup because of this is a little childish i think..

  27. Lucy says:

    i am a MAN U fan but team Bridge all the way.

  28. Lena says:

    "The devastating betrayal of Wayne Bridge by one of his closest friends was bad enough. But the subsequent failure of England’s management to deal with such a potentially divisive matter effectively has left the Bridgey with no option.

    Bridge has been forced to sacrifice his personal hopes and ambitions for the World Cup, a tournament he stood a good chance of featuring in due to the injury of Ashley Cole. His dignity and silence in the days following the newspapers breaking the scandal should be admired and his decision respected."

    I'm sorry, Kickette. But, I completely disagree. The England manager did what he felt was right. He removed him as Captain. What was Fabio supposed to do? Kick JT off the team? Do you really want us going into the WC without our best defender? For all we know, Fabio has tried to get them to talk to each other, and one of them said no.

    At the end of the day, no one "forced" Bridge to quit, he chose too. He chose to put his pride before his dreams and goals. He chose to stay home and leave England to suffer the gaping hole of no Cole, no Bridge. He chose to screw over England fans.

  29. Senorita Iniesta says:

    Team Bridge – although I think he has made the wrong decision.

    Would have been a far more outstanding signal if he had gone to the WC and played the best football he has ever played side by side with John Terry.

    But nevertheless I truly do admire him for his calmness in this whole story …

  30. laura-8 says:

    Team Terry all the way!! What he's done is terrible but its his personal business and nobody will ever no the truth but John Terry and his family. he's a much better player than Wayne Bridge.

    • lynn says:

      wayne bridge?err…wayne collapse bridge ..who's that?….i luv JT

    • tammyv says:

      See that right there is completely an incorrect statement. It is not Terry's Personal businesses… he made it the team and the nation's business when he could not control his sexual cravings.

      Had it been some random he hooked-up as he had in the past then yes it would have been his private business but because he chose to violate a core tenant of any team's principles. It is not "private." He was captain of the squad, he had specific responsiblities to that squad and to the brotherhood therein. He violated them and caused all of this.

  31. Thea says:

    Team Bridge – all the way in this and think he has every right to stand up for yourself and what you believe is the right thing. JT is a first class Sleeze who had to buy his way out even more revelations happening.. just because his wife forgives his failings does not mean that Wayne should just stand by and take on the chin, 'for the good of the England Team'. Team situations are give and take and in the case of JT it's always a question of him taking, from whoever and whatever. Go Wayne, you are the only person in the situation who has shown any class at all!

  32. HiL says:

    I think it’s really upsetting that he has to give up playing such big tournaments that are every player’s dream because of that.
    I can understand him though, he’s hurt and he won’t feel comfortable playing beside him (literally, if they are playing together Terry in next to Bridge), i understand the fact that he doesn’t want to play with him ever again.
    And the way he didn’t shake his hand today rocked. i feel so bad for Wayne the way the Chelsea fans are booing him throughout the game…

  33. Blair says:

    I think it’s career suicide. He’s not going to win any new friends by ignoring England. Also, it’s not like we don’t know he cheated as well. Isn’t he being a bit hypocritical? Enjoy watching the World Cup on your telly, you bloody moron.

    • jeneria says:

      Cheating is one thing. Cheating with a teammate's significant other while pretending to be Mr. England and the pinnacle of integrity and responsibility is an entirely different thing. Would you be so forgiving if one of your office mates and drinking buddies shagged your SO behind your back? Would you just grit your teeth and pretend nothing happened? I doubt it.

      • Wendy says:

        If Wayne Bridge worked in an office and his colleague slept with his ex-girlfriend, he would still be expected to put personal differences aside, show up to work everyday and carry on doing his job.

        JT’s got pretty loose morals, but Bridge is no angel himself. He should rise above all of this, show some maturity and professionalism and act like a grown man.

        I agree with everyone who says that Bridge has made the wrong decision here. Disrespecting your country and giving up an opportunity to go to the WC (one that most people in the world would die for) is plain stupid. Where is the integrity in giving up national glory, all because a teammate slept with your ex?

        Looks to me like JT’s the real winner in this…he had all the excitement of the affair, the forgiveness of his wife, and he’s going to the World Cup. He may not have the captain’s armband anymore, but he’s definitely not hurting.

      • robina says:

        “Cheating is one thing. Cheating with a teammate‚Äôs significant other while pretending to be Mr. England and the pinnacle of integrity and responsibility is an entirely different thing.”

        No, it’s really not. Or at least to the scorned woman, it’s not. ;P

    • MissChelsea says:

      COMPLETELY agree. What goes around comes around (that goes for everyone).

  34. bam says:

    Whilst I think he could perhaps try to do the professional thing & just get over it & focus on the on-pitch stuff, I do have sympathy for him. Firstly no-one is forced to play for their coutnry, yes it's an honour blah blah but no-one has to if they have reason to not want to or don't feel like they can give their all or that their presence would actually be a negative factor. If you have a go at Bridge for not playing for England when able to then you should also have a go at Carragher, Scholes & a few other good English players that would probably make the squad but for various reasons are internationally retired. Personally I'm fine with it, I think each player has to make his own mind up & if Bridge feels that his presence with Terry there as well will cause more problems than him not being there then so be it. It also removes a lot of the circus around them were they to play together so now England can just get on with it & not have the distraction. Plus really Terry is more vital to England than Bridge, there are other players that can be brought in in his place so I think Bridge is acting for the good of the team as a whole, putting the team before his own personal international career. Noble if you ask me & in no way betraying or letting down the country.

  35. MrsNesta says:

    1 – nil to Team Bridge, Manchester City beatng Chelsea 4 goals to 2. Also classic at beginning with Bridge not shaking Terrys hand (he went to, then pulled his hand away – choker)!

    I wonder about when affair started and the fact that Bridge has quit England would suggest there's perhaps more to the story that we don't know!

  36. jeneria says:

    Why should country take precedence over integrity and pride? What kind of locker room would England have with Bridge and Terry both in it?

    This happened on the US soccer team in 1998 (without the additional skeeviness of the abortion) when John Harkes (the captain) slept with Eric Wynalda's wife. What did the US do? They kicked Harkes off the team. And he was the captain. Why? Because it was bad for team morale to let him stay.

    I support Bridge. And I don't support Terry. And I have lost a lot of respect for England and they way this whole mess has been handled.

  37. Zo.acm says:

    Nope, just don't see the point of quitting the team. It's HIS loss! Terry still gets the honour of playing for his country, while he not only loses out on that but also faces the agony of being called a wimp, even though his principles are more or less correct. Terry you're a twit, but Bridge there's no need for you to suffer, play super for the country and win over everybody.

  38. Kel says:

    I'm on Bridge's side. He has no obligation to play for England. If he's asked then he's allowed to reject it. He knows it's a huge oppurtunity to him but I'll trust (since it's probably his dream to play the WC) that he's thought it through and decided it's not worth it for a chance at a trophy to be forced to spend time with someone he thought was his friend who slept with (and impregnated) his ex (who he has a child with right?) without even having the balls to tell him about it or apologise afterwards.

  39. abbie says:

    I dont know why everyone is giving Wayne a hard time. John Terry is the bad guy.

    • hp says:

      John Terry is paying for it. He has lost a friend, he alienated his teammates, he nearly lost his wife, his story is released to the whole footballing world and its just months before the world cup. England are vulnerable because of this sex scandal. Everyone is blaming John Terry whether he deserves it or not, but as I said before he's paying for it by public humiliation. After years of building a reputation for himself, it was ruined in a month. As a person, he did something unforgiveable but I don't think he should be condemned in his career. He is a good player, that is why Capello did not kick him out of squad but demoted him.

      AS for Wayne Bridge, as people said, whatever he may have been feeling, he shouldn't be unprofessional about it. It's his career, why would you squander an opportunity like that?

      • tammyv says:

        What Bride did was noble. He put the team and their chance of winning the world cup ahead of his personal desires. He gave the squad the chance to gel without dramatics and a sideshow that would by virture force the dresing room to split.

        He did the best possible thing for the team. He should be respected for being an adult about it. Sure he could have gone and gotten the ego boost off of the attention and drama but instead he thought it was best for England to not have that on top of everything else.

        Reminder, Terry is the one who caused all of this. He us the one who made all of this necessary. The blaming of Bridge is complete BS. He did the right thing for the team.

        There is no proof the Cole will be healed/ready for the cup. Bridge just walked away from the starting spot on the England WC squad in all likelihood.

        Additionally that he is putting the long term wellbeing of his child ahead of his ego is noble.

  40. Meg says:

    I agree with hil and I'm hoping by the time selections for the wc roll around Wayne will change his mind…..and if not I get where he's coming from. What really bothers me is Terry acting like he's done nothing wrong. And Chelsea fans booing Bridge…..what'd he do to you? You should be booing your douche of a captain.

    • Samantha says:

      I agree with everything you said. The Chelsea fans booing Wayne showed about as much class as JT himself. None.

  41. Portia says:

    Wayne and Terry were very close friends. Is it not an unwritten rule that you do not go anywhere near your mates partners/ex's. Personally I would never go anywhere near one of my friends ex's even if they had only been together for a few months. Bridge had been with Vanessa for years, they had a child together, they were a family and had only recently split up. I genuinely cannot believe you don't see whats wrong with that, it's like the ultimate betrayal between friends.

    Bridge has handled this with so much dignity and class. If I were him I probably would have attemped to break both his legs!

  42. Portia says:

    A single woman who happened to be the mother of his close friends child.

    And why do you keep going on about Wayne being possesive? If she was shagging some random bloke Wayne didn't know I very much doubt he'd care. The problem here is that he has been betrayed by someone he considered a friend and thought he could trust.

    This is pointless anyway. You obviously see nothing wrong with shitting over your friends for a shag, where as I do.

  43. Nada says:

    "What Bridge is, is possessive. So JT slept with her? Was she still with Wayne? No."

    Actually yes she was. Which is why this is such a betrayal of friendship.

  44. Samantha says:

    She's not 'just' an ex girlfriend. She's the mother of his son. He will have to deal with her as part of his immediate family for the rest of his life. I think you're diminishing the severity of the affair with all due respect. And also, none of us know the real timeline of the affair, so it's possible that he was still with her when the whole JT situ occurred.

  45. Samantha says:

    That wasn't the only reason the US didn't do well in that WC. And England would not 'crash' without JT. Fact.

  46. Lotte says:

    Totally agree with you , Tina. John Terry did a terrible thing to his family. But it is a private thing. And i do not understand why we should pity Wayne at all. What, is his former girlfriend his “goods” forever, an no one are allowed to touch it again? I have said it before, that kind of thinking turns women into possessions.

  47. Lotte says:

    I am not saying that Bridge is possesive,i do not know him, but the whole idea of this “unwritten law” turns people, men and women, into something that you own. Like a possesion. I would personally never regard it as a betrayel if my best friend shagged, fell in love with, or whatever with my ex boyfriend. Maybe i would be sad, but hey, we are adults here. And me ex boyfrien is not my property. He can do what he wants with his life, and so can my best friend. My best friend and my ex boyfriend are both tremendous people, so if they would hook up i know they would make a good couple.

    Anyway i do not think Wayne should miss the opportunity to play in Southafrica, but its obviously his decision.

  48. Ella says:

    ROTFLMAO!!!