QWK KCKS: A Regular Diet of Pele

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

QWK KCKS is our way of helping you get your day started with a refreshing blast of football culture right in your face.

 

PHOTO: GUESS WHO WILL BE ALL UP IN YOUR FACE NONSTOP FOR THE NEXT FOUR YEARS?

At the closing ceremonies of the London Olympics, the torch was passed to Rio de Janeiro for 2016. Between the World Cup and the Olympics, you’re going to be getting a regular diet of Pele for awhile. Yum? (LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)
 

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 ‘THINGS THAT I COULD TOTALLY MAKE IN MS PAINT’ FOR THE FREAKING WIN.

As the Premier League season gets set to kick off, someone at America’s newspaper of record thought it would be good to run down the aesthetics of the crests/badges/emblems/logos of England’s top flight. // The New York Times

 

*DESPERATELY SCRAMBLES TO FIND $59 (PLUS SHIPPING AND HANDLING)*

Yes, I want this thing. Limited edition, too! #USMNT. // 3nil

 

SPEAKING OF…EATING ANYTHING WITH ACTUAL GOLD IS STUPID AND YOU SHOULDN’T DO IT.

Hope Solo enjoyed a gold medal cappuccino in the afterglow of the USWNT’s Olympic title. I really hope there’s no actual gold in there. // Futbolita

 

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PHOTO: THIS IS THE SILVER MEDAL VERSION OF NEYMAR. SORRY, HE’S THE ONLY KIND AVAILABLE.

Neymar impersonators are a thing. Of course they are.

 

IF YOU HAD KOLO TOURE IN THE ‘PETULANT JACKASS’ POOL, COLLECT YOUR WINNINGS AT THE DOOR.

Kolo Toure was snubbed, so Kolo Toure gave his Community Shield medal to a fan. // 101GG

 

THERE IS A SUPREME LACK OF EDIN DZEKO. WHICH MAKES TOTAL SENSE.

These are the thing that would have happened had Man City and Chelsea kept playing at Villa Park. Origami. // Dirty Tackle

 

AS LONG AS THE ‘KEAN OUT’ MOVEMENT LIVES ON AFTER HE’S GONE, I’LL BE OKAY.

Apparently Venky’s does have something in mind that could get Steve Kean fired. // Off the Post

 

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PHOTO: ‘TO CELEBRATE THE 80TH YEAR OF THE FRENCH LEAGUE, WE HAVE PLACED A BALL ON THIS THING.’

Very French, this thing.

 

MOST OF THESE WILL CAUSE SEIZURES, BUT MAYBE THAT’S THE POINT.

Unilateral decision on what Prem kits should look like. No need for fancy nonsense. Stripes will do. // 200%

 

OH GOD. I TOTALLY WANT TO YELL ‘NOTHING!’ AT THE TOP OF MY LUNGS THEN FLEE THE ROOM.

Things that were possibly learned during a glorified friendly involving all of the nouveau riche blue teams. // Bleacher Report

 

ALRIGHT, WORLD. IF I DON’T HAVE A NEW PHOTO OF PELE PIMPING A THING OR HIMSELF EVERYDAY FROM HERE ON OUT, WE’RE GONNA FIGHT.

More of this, for example. Do it. Follow KCKRS and like KCKRS, where it’s always Pele Day.

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