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Didier Drogba is African Player of The Year

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Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has been given the title African Player of The Year,the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on its website. I guess it’s no suprise to this as Drogba’s superb performances displaced Barcelona‘s Samuel Eto’o to second place though Eto’o can take comfort that he’s been top in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Drogba’s teammate …

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Martin Palermo – The HalfWay Line Strike -Video

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Boca Junior’s Martin Palermo scored an absolute beauty of a goal from the halfway line ala David Beckham. And to think that this guy is in the Guinness Book Of Records for “Most Penalties Missed In An International”, a feat he achieved in the 1999 Copa America when amazingly he missed three penalties during his team’s defeat by Colombia in …

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Daria Werbowy in Vogue

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Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Canadian supermodel Daria Werbowy teamed up recently for a photoshoot for (US) Vogue magazine. Here’s the resulting pics: (click to enlarge) (click to enlarge) source

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Coleen McLoughlin : Welcome To My World

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It seems that being a WAG just isn’t good enough anymore, so Wayne Rooney’s gal, Coleen McLoughlin decided to write a book and the book will be out next month and just in case your interested the book’s called “Welcome To My World”. I guess there will be some revelations of Rooney’s lifestyle as well, especially those things that happened …

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Why is Real Madrid Known as los merengues?

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Yeah, where exactly did that Spanish Primera team get their name from? Why is Real Madrid known as Los Merengues? Thanks to Wikipedia and some over research expertly carried out by myself (thanks Google!), I can safely say that Real Madrid got the nickname los merengues as an apparent gastronomist saw the resemblance between their all-white kit and the lovely …

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The Other 'fat' Brazilian – Ronaldinho

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Here we go, yet another dispute of weight as Ronaldinho has been accused of being “fat”. The whole debate started as he took of his jersey after the Liverpool game in the Champions League, when some people who appreantly had nothing else to do except stare at Ronaldinho’s tummy made comments on how he was ‘slimmer’ in 2003/2004. For goodness …

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Chelsea Strikes a Deal With YouTube

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Chelsea‘s marketing deparment has scored a great deal as they have signed a broadcast deal with the video content giant YouTube. The deal involves Chelsea having a video content channel on YouTube, where you will be able to watch daily news and archive video footage from the club. An amazing idea by Chelsea that bridges the gap of the club …

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Becks to make Old Trafford return

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Things just keep getting better for David Beckham as it was confirmed today that he will be representing the European All-Star XI team which will play United in a jubilee match being staged to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the European Common Market, the forerunner of the European Union, and United’s 50 years of European competition. Becks …

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Arsenal has the most members

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Benfica lay claim to the title of having the most supporters just a few months back after beating Man Utd to it but now the folks from the Guinness Book of Records have to rewrite their books as Arsenal can now claim to have more fans/membership than any other footy club in the world beating out the likes of Man …

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Beckham's Fairytale Goal -Video

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In case you haven’t seen the goal scored by Becks on his comeback, here it is:

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