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PHOTO: LE SULK EN CHINE.
Nicolas Anelka is finally in China, taking photos with this immigration official. (GETTY IMAGES)
YOU KNOW WHAT’S ALSO A SHAME, ARSENE? YOUR FACE!
Sorry, that was juvenile of me. Apparently Arsene slagged off my league when talking about Thierry Henry going back to New York. FYI – the comments on this link are a disaster. // The Footy Blog
THESE LADIES DON’T DISCRIMINATE.
The ladies of Kickette have a new set of rankings out. Number one on the list is a guy that plays in the US/Canada second division. // Kickette
FAKE CHINESE ATLETICO SHIRT: PIECE OF JUNK OR KINDA COOL COLLECTOR’S ITEM?
Apparently if you design a fake soccer shirt and put it on the internet, people in China will decide to make and sell it. // The State News
PHOTO: CARLITO EN EL INFIERNO.
Carlos Tevez is back, baby. Back in that place he loves so much, Manchester. (AP PHOTO)
LIVERPOOL TO LOS ANGELES TO GENOA TO LOS ANGELES TO TORONTO.
Hey, Landon Donovan gets to go back to LA a week early because Liverpool are still in the Carling Cup. Awesome bro. // Soccer by Ives
COME BACK TO US, MICK. COME BACK TO US SOON.
If you don’t love Mick McCarthy and his histrionics, there might be something wrong with you. // When Saturday Comes
SOUNDERS SHIRTS WITH THESE NAMES ON THE BACK = CHA-CHING.
Hope Solo and Sydney LeRoux have signed with the Sounders Women, which pretty much means they’ll be the hottest team in the league. On the field, I mean. On the field when they’re playing soccer. Like, hot in quality. Oh, screw it. // Sounder at Heart
PHOTO: WHEN IN ROME, GO SEE THE POPE.
Atletico Madrid and the Pope. (AP PHOTO)
NEW SPORT IDEA: “HOCKER.” IT’S GOT A RING TO IT.
Who doesn’t love it when hockey players get their footy on? // The Offside Rules
MY BLUE HEAVEN.
This is a beautiful shirt for Peru’s Sporting Cristal. Stunning. I need one. // Umbro Blog
CRISIS? WHAT CRISIS? DO YOU SEE A CRISIS? I DON’T SEE A CRISIS.
Why things at Chelsea could actually be worse. // Bleacher Report