QWK KCKS: Free Rollin’ Fact Day

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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: BLUE STEEL.
This is Diego Maradona modeling a watch. You can probably stop reading this post now, because it doesn’t get any better than that. Oh wait, there are more photos! (GETTY IMAGES)

 

SADLY, THIS ISN’T A LINK TO A MILLWALL-THEMED PRESSED SANDWICH.
Here’s the Millwall Panini set from 1989. Back then, hair was terrible. // The FCF

 

BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW PARIS WAS CLOSER TO ARGENTINA THAN MANCHESTER.
Carlito to Paris, with everyone else? // The Footy Blog

 

THERE’S GOT TO BE A FOOTBALL VERSION OF THE LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURNS.
El Clasico overload. El Overload. El Clasicload. Eh. // NYT Goal Blog

 

PHOTO: GO DIEGO GO.
Joy. (GETTY IMAGES)

 

SOCCER SAD FACE.
This is a developing story, so keep your eye on Twitter or whatever. Darlington FC is on the verge of not being a thing anymore. // twohundredpercent

 

TOUGH SELL, THAT CARLO.
Carlo Ancelotti says PSG was offered Fernando Torres. Here’s how that conversation probably went. // Dirty Tackle

 

MR. ROGERS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, WITHOUT THE PROPER DOCUMENTATION.
Leeds TV did an interview with new signing and American Robbie Rogers despite that little “pending work permit” thing. // The Offside Rules

 

PHOTO: MAGNUM.
This is the greatest day ever. Except for that SOPA protest thing. (GETTY IMAGES)

 

VICTOR VALDES IS NOW AN OLD PERSON. WELCOME TO THE CLUB, VICTOR.
Belated happy birthday wishes for Barca keeper Victor Valdes. // Kickette

 

I FORESEE NO PROBLEMS WHATSOEVER WITH THIS LIST. PEOPLE WON’T BE UPSET. NOPE.
The “20 Meanest Fan Bases in World Football.” *ducks* // Bleacher Report

 

DID YOU KNOW? CRISTIANO RONALDO WAS BORN IN THE BACK OF A MOVING VW BUG BEING DRIVEN BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF DJIBOUTI IN 1985 IN FUNCHAL, PORTUGAL. DOUBT ME? WIKI IT. OH THAT’S RIGHT, YOU CAN’T.
We’re against SOPA too, but decided that a blackout wasn’t really our style. Instead, we plan to celebrate the power of the internet by bringing you the usual smattering of football culture greatness. So you know, just like every other day. But we hate SOPA. Really. Follow and like, won’t you?

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