We’re finally back from the international break and club football is rip roaring again from continent to continent.
Let’s have a whip around the wonderful world of football on the internet to see what’s making waves these days…
Ready for Battle
The football world’s favorite Argentine lower division club – Sacachispas – was back at it again at Copa Argentina’s Round of 32 the other day.
Sacachispas – which garnered world wide web fame after running onto the pitch for a Copa Argentina match wearing superhero masks - returned to dominance in the pre-match costume game by running out of the tunnel with plastic swords and shields and gladiator helmets.
Unfortunately – their pre-match intimidation tactics fell short on this occasion – but we look forward to what they are going cook up next year!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – new FIFA season!
Yes, that’s right, the ever-popular FIFA video game series from EA Sports is back with their 2018 version and talk will immediately shift to player ratings. Instead of having to wait for tweet rants or comments to the press from footballers about their ratings – check this official reveal reaction video featuring the likes of Arjen Robben, Cristiano Ronaldo, Manuel Neuer, and many more!
Luke… I Am Your Favorite Football Club
Mark Hamill – the actor that played Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films and returned for The Force Awakens two years ago – has found himself a new favorite football club.
The actor is already a big fan of the wild animal version of Wolves, and after one of his nearly 2m followers asked him if he was a fan of Wolves, Skywalker liked the tweet and the Championship side’s supporters took the bait.
Other Wolves fans piled on – and the rest is history:
I am now. Never heard of them until 2 days ago. All because I "liked" a tweet from a #Wolves fan & they made me feel like family. Very nice!— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) September 9, 2017
The force is strong at Molineux.
Hold that L
Ligue 1 side Montpellier was on the wrong end of an unfortunate production error ahead of the season as ALL of their authentic and replica kits for team and fan use featured a badge that misspelled the club’s name “Montpelier”. While the club is already busy taking care of refunds and replacements for all those new kits affected – they came up with a mighty clever way to get rid of a large number of these shirts…
Shipping them all to the town of Montpelier, Vermont in the US.
Europe’s premier club competition is back today and everyone is excited about it.
It’s tough to be the best of the best – so here’s Four Four Two with a little perspective on the 12 best players to never win the Champions League…
Honesty is the Best Policy
Finally – we have the fairest of plays. Big shoutout to this guy…
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