QWK KCKS: Today In Exuberant Cabbages

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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: THEY’VE PROBABLY SEEN A FEW CLASICOS.
A couple in Barcelona checks up on the events of Saturday, and that little “El Clasico” thing via something I’m told is a “newspaper.” (AP PHOTO)

 

NICOLAS ANELKA IS RICH, B&@$%! I MEAN…RICHER, B&%$#ER!
Au revoir, Nicolas. Bon chance en la Chine. Bring us back one of those Buddhas and some fancy chopsticks. // SF Gate

 

HERE ARE SOME FOOTBALLERS IN SANTA HATS.
Smile, you know you want to. // Kickette

 

SO THINLY VEILED I’M HAVING TROUBLE JUSTIFYING USING THE WORD ‘VEILED.’
Bloggers have to get paid, somehow. This is a terrible example of how they sometimes get paid. SF don’t give a s*&$. // Surreal Football

 

PHOTO: IT’S LIKE A PILE OF EXUBERANT CABBAGES.
Barcelona celebrating after Cesc Fabregas’s goal on Saturday. A bit excited, are they? (REUTERS)

 

BRING ON ‘EXPRESSING YOURSELF THROUGH T-SHIRT SLOGANS’ 101.
Mario Balotelli’s generosity means that there is now a wing of a school in Sudan named after him. // Dirty Tackle

 

TODAY’S LESSON IN SOCCOPOLITICAL HISTORY.
Here’s an excellent piece on the role soccer played in Algeria’s struggle for independence from France. // IBWM

 

MAYBE YOU DIDN’T KNOW, BUT HE’S KIND OF A BIG DEAL.
Vancouver’s new singing, Korean fullback Young-Pyo Lee, made a splash in the city’s Korean community. // The Offside Rules

 

PHOTO: THIS WEEK IN HARRY REDKNAPP FACIAL EXPRESSIONS.
Tottenham got screwed. This made Harry exasperated. (GETTY IMAGES)

 

AT THIS POINT, MANAGERS SHOULD BE OFFENDED IF THEY HAVEN’T BEEN LINKED.
The newest managerial named linked to the Russian club with all the money (Anzhi) is…Rafa Benitez. // Bleacher Report

 

THERE ARE WORSE WAYS TO SPEND YOUR GOLDEN YEARS THAN SITTING ON A BENCH IN BARCELONA READING ABOUT EL CLASICO.
So I forgot to finish this up before posting. I must have been distracted by dreams of El Clasico. Make me feel better by following us on Twitter, liking us on Facebook and not yelling at me for having a rough Monday.

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