World Football: Best of the April Fool's Tricks

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World Football: Best of the April Fool's Tricks
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April Fool's Day is no laughing matter if you get caught out, but some of the jokes on display this year were pretty good.

Southampton striker Rickie Lambert featured in the one of the best and most elaborate, but other pranks were also impressive.

Bleacher Report featured the 'report' of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich taking over as Stamford Bridge manager, but here we look at other joke articles which proved popular across the globe.

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