1. 'Rosicky's Rocket' and the Greatest World Football Moments of the Weekend

    The North London derby wasn't necessarily a classic, but the traditionally heated affair featured a moment of brilliance from Tomas Rosicky, who fired home within two minutes to give the Gunners the three points...

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  2. Samuel Eto'o and the Biggest Football Fashion Faux Pas

    We are quite aware that Samuel Eto'o likes to spend his wages on an ever-increasing fleet of supercars , but it turns out he also likes to splash the cash on terrible clothing...

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  3. The Onion Bag: Cristiano Ronaldo's Generosity and Arjen Robben's Simulation

    Welcome to the latest edition of the Onion Bag, your guide to the weirdest and most wonderful stories from world football. We kick off today with the spat between Arsene Wenger and Arjen Robben...

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  4. Bleacher Report's Dual-Nationality XI

    Thanks to the various clauses and stipulations of FIFA's eligibility rules , it is possible for many players to choose from a host of national teams, based on their residency, parentage and ethnicity...

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  5. Arjen Robben Must Face Harsh Punishments for His Simulation

    Following Arsenal's Champions League exit at the hands of Bayern Munich, manager Arsene Wenger didn't focus on Mesut Ozil's poor performance, his Ryo Miyachi blunder or Bayern Munich's general superiority...

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  6. 20 High-Profile Politicians and Their Football Teams

    Most politicians have incredibly busy lives, balancing long hours of serving their constituents or citizens with keeping their name out of scandal and the trials and tribulations of everyday life...

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  7. David Beckham and 10 Acting Footballers

    David Beckham has many strings to his bow, and he will add another acting gig to his CV when he appears in the first Only Fools & Horses episode in 10 years for Sport Relief on March 21st...

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  8. The Onion Bag: Real Madrid's Bull-Running Fun and Bundesliga Fair Play

    Welcome to the latest instalment of the Onion Bag, your No. 1 destination for weird and wonderful football news...

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  9. Why a Champions League Spot Should Be Given to the FA Cup Winner

    Traditionalists can say what they want about the FA Cup , but the truth is that its magic has been in decline for some time. Before the turn of the millennium, the FA Cup Final was a lauded occasion...

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  10. Man City's Cup Shocker and the Greatest World Football Moments of the Weekend

    Wigan will hold onto their FA Cup trophy for a little longer as they pulled off a shocking victory over Manchester City—the second consecutive time they have managed such a feat at the tail end of the competition...

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  11. Nemanja Matic Magic and the Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend

    It's easy to heap praise on the stars who steal the limelight with their goalscoring prowess, but leagues are won by the men doing the work in the middle and at the back...

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  12. Robin Van Persie and 5 Other Players Barcelona Could Buy This Summer

    We know that Barcelona will be without Victor Valdes and Carles Puyol next season. Naturally, this has driven speculation in the Spanish media about whom the Catalan giants will draft in as replacements...

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  13. Is Lionel Messi's Vomiting a Problem?

    In a week chock full of international friendlies, plenty of 2014 World Cup invitees have been fine-tuning their lineups ahead of the summer tournament...

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  14. The Onion Bag: Lionel Messi's Sick Performance and Real Madrid's Vanity

    Welcome to the latest edition of the Onion Bag, your one-stop shop for weird and wonderful football news. We kick off today with Argentina's friendly in Romania. Superstar Leo Messi was feeling a little under the weather ...

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  15. Bale's Genius and the Greatest Moments from This Week's International Friendlies

    Gareth Bale won't be at this summer's World Cup—and his chances of ever appearing at the tournament are quite slim—but he certainly put on a world-class performance in Wales' 3-1 win over Iceland on Wednesday...

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  16. England's 10 Worst Kits

    Thanks to a directive from FIFA, England will wear an all-white kit at this summer's World Cup, abandoning the traditional blue shorts...

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  17. B/R's All-Time Bargain Premier League XI

    Fernando Torres . Juan Sebastian Veron. Andy Carroll. None of these players feature in our Premier League bargain XI, which features only players who proved to be incredibly good ...

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  18. Ranking the 10 Richest Football Owners in the Forbes Billionaire Rich List

    This week, Forbes magazine published its list of the 500 wealthiest people in the world. Despite the fact that owning a football club is generally not deemed as a sound investment, the list is peppered with team owners...

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  19. 20 Things Wayne Rooney Can Spend His New Manchester United Millions on

    Before his latest contract wrangling with Manchester United , Wayne Rooney used to earn a lot of money. Now he earns even more money...

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  20. The Onion Bag: Maradona's Oscar Moment and the League Cup Final Door

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful football news. It was the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, and a few famous names from world football cropped up on the red carpet and the podium...

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  21. Top 10 Ball-Boy Intervention Moments

    Sunday's Madrid derby was, to say the least, a heated affair. Atletico assistant German Burgos was sent to the stands for confronting the referee , Pepe showed some Oscar-worthy ...

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  22. Messi's Amazing Free Kick and the Greatest World Football Moments of the Weekend

    Leo Messi scored in his sixth consecutive Barcelona game and enjoyed his 200th Blaugrana League win, per @MessiStats , in a 4-1 rout over Almeria at the Nou Camp...

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  23. Yaya Toure's Brilliance and the Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend

    Yaya Toure may have his critics, but the Ivorian was nothing short of fantastic in Manchester City's League Cup final victory on Sunday...

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  24. Cristiano Ronaldo and the 10 Best Two-Footed Players in World Football

    Cristiano Ronaldo had found himself compared to Lionel Messi in almost every way possible in order to determine the best player in the world...

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  25. Comparing 15 Stars of World Football to Oscar Actors

    On Sunday evening, the American film industry celebrates itself with the 86th Annual Academy Awards. As Hollywood's finest fawn over one another and appraise their art in a grandiose ...

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