QWK KCKS: Believe Your Eyes

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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: YOU KNOW HOW SOMETIMES YOU JUST CAN’T TRUST YOUR EYES? YEAH, THAT.

Why smack my ass and call me Rebecca…is that Michael Owen? Playing football? Okay, training at football, but still.

 

I WON’T MOCK. YOU CAN MAKE A LOT OF MONEY BEING A BUTTON-MASHING ZOMBIE.

I don’t even know if they have PES tourneys with cash prizes to be honest, but it seems like they would. Here’s an awesometastic review of the new version of PES. // The Footy Blog

 

YOU’RE NOT REAL FANS UNTIL YOU SPEND ALL YOUR FREE TIME PAINTING STUFF ON CLOTH.

Tifo culture in MLS is growing, but there are still plenty of pains. // Wall Street Journal

 

SURE HE SAYS THE SAME THING EVERYONE ELSE DOES, BUT HE SAYS IT AS A HIGUAIN.

Our friend EB talks to Frederico Higauin about his move to MLS and why he’s so damn comfortable here. // New York Times

 

PHOTO: AS BACKDROPS GO, THAT’S NOT TOO BAD I SUPPOSE.

When you’re based in Rome, you kinda have to use the available scenery in your team photo, right?

 

I’M NOT SURE MICHAEL TOTALLY GETS HOW EVERYTHING IN SEATTLE IS GREAT AND YOU NEVER GIVE THE ENEMY CREDIT. HE’LL LEARN.

Sounders keeper Michael Gspurning talks about the Seattle-Portland rivalry. // Prost Amerika

 

NOW I’M CONFUSED. IS HE SAD OR NOT? ONCE YOU SAY YOU’RE SAD, YOU’RE NOT ALLOWED TO LAUGH ANYMORE.

Jose Mourinho is hilarious, if this video of Cristiano Ronaldo cracking up at something he said is any indication. // Off the Post

 

OH. I JUST FIGURED THE 11TH TIER WAS AN OVER-50 LEAGUE OR SOMETHING.

Way down the English pyramid, a 57-year old manager had to start himself in goal because everyone else was online reserving the new iPhone (or something). // Dirty Tackle

 

VIDEO: ‘ALRIGHT, TIM…COULD YOU READ THAT NEWSPAPER WITH A LITTLE MORE INTENSITY?

Behind the scenes with the stars of the FIFA 13 TV ad. (YouTube)

 

IN LIEU OF A THING WE SHOULD PROBABLY DO OURSELVES AND STILL MIGHT.

The dawn of the era of North American-based literary soccer quarterlies blinds us all (in a good way) with the debut of XI. Here’s an interview with the mag’s founder, Tom Dunmore. // IBWM

 

DUDE. YOU NEVER BET AGAINST BIG BAD BRAD. NEVEREVEREVEREVER.

There’s a goalkeeper competition at Spurs after the club signed French number one Hugo Lloris with Brad Friedel still entrenched. So who was the edge in this epic battle for supremacy? // Bleacher Report

 

REJOICE, FOR THE INTERLULL IS OVER. GIRD UP YOUR LOINS FOR SERIOUS FOOTBALL ACTION, BUT BE CAREFUL NOT TO PULL SOMETHING.

You wouldn’t want to end up like Michael Owen. Follow KCKRS and like KCKRS. As always, thank you for your support. Go football.

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