Did he really play for them?

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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Madrid went through a stage for a few years where they just made the weirdest signings possible. From about 2004-2008 they signed so many shit players, despite the fact they were well known to be shit. Sorted themselves out the following summer though.
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Might have already been posted but remember Cambiasso had a season at Leicester

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    neither of those are leicester, Roberto Mancini had a few months here on loan though
    United fans shouldn't he scored in that 5-3 game
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    Arbitrium Supposed to be taking a year off

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    sander Westerveld at everton is another
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    How on earth Middlesbrough convinced the likes of Reiziger, Juninho, Mendieta, Hasselbaink and Valdes to join them up in the North East I have no idea.
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    Was going to come on and post Joe Cole but my thunder was stolen (he did sign for Coventry after leaving us).

    Anyway yes Caulker to Liverpool was such a random move. Guy showed potential at Swansea and one season at Spurs which lead to an England call up then he went to QPR and like so many totally lost his way. Hardly played for a year and then Liverpool signed him totally out of the blue on loan. Pretty sure due to an injury crisis Klopp actually played him upfront one game.

    Think he was last playing in Scotland. Had off field issues aswell.
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    Add Saviola to that list.

    I went to watc Real play BATE Borisov in a CL game in 2008. Madrid used all 3 subs and Saviola was still warming up, they had to actually call him back to the bench as he didn't realise.
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    He played for Argentina at 2002 World cup.:lol:
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    We also tempted Peter Schmiechel back to premier league that summer.
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    I assume you didn't play PES/FIFA/FM and didn't follow other leagues.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Fair point
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    I did, but who really picks PSG before the oil-money era?!

    I can tell you that Mikaël Landreau was a boss young goalkeeper at Nantes in Premier Manager 97 tho.
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    Arbitrium Supposed to be taking a year off

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    Ha ha, he left and then..........well y'know the rest!
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    The original Bald Eagle!

    The PL had such pulling power back in the 90s. Great times!
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    Cafu at real Zaragoza

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    Peyroteo Professional Ronaldo PR Guy

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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    It's pictures like this that give me hope.

    I remember Juve's 'let's sign as many average players as we can' phase, and Real went through one in the mid-late 00s. Both clubs came back with a vengeance, so it gives me a glimmer of hope we can do the same.
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    R.N7 Such tagline. Wow!

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    Aaron Mooy - Bolton

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    Emile Heskey and Shola Ameobi briefly formed a deadly striker partnership that sent Bolton crashing down into League 1.



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    InLevyITrust Full Member

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    [​IMG] Totally forgot about Keane at Inter just remembered as he has just retired.
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    He's even playing there now
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    Why does this pic look like a Photoshop? :lol:
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    Red Stone Full Member

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    I'm more shocked by...

    Aaron Mooy's hair - Aaron Mooy
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    BrilliantOrange Full Member

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    Even though he played there for two seasons and did well.. I sometimes forget Van der Vaart had a great spell at Spurs...

    The other day he did a best XI he played with for Dutch media: Van der Sar; Ramos King Chivu Marcelo; Modric Guti Bale; Robben Crouch Ronaldo; He included 4 players from his time at Spurs..
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    Pires_7 Banned

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    Materazzi at Everton, I always thought was bizarre.
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    InLevyITrust Full Member

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    Will never forget his time with us, such a classy player loads of swagger with the skill to back it up. Will never for get his double nutmeg on Wiltshire or the goals he scored for us, that Spurs team with him Modric and Bale was probably the favourite of my lifetime.
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Crouch’s name sticks out a bit there :lol:
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    Pires_7 Banned

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    Woodgate for Real Madrid, that first game :lol:
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    Siorac Full Member

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    Does he consider Crouch the best centre-forward he played with? Like, really? Just a reminder: he played together with both Van Nistelrooy and Van Persie!
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    It's a big shout that! There's Raul, Higuain, Saviola, Benzema and Huntelaar too.

    Even at Spurs there was Keane, Defoe and Adebayor who might be giving Crouchy competition.

    Edit: Forgot about Ibrahimovic as well.
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    edit: looks like somebody posted Sorin on this page already...

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    cesc's_mullet Get a haircut Hippy!

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    Jardel, the Brazilian striker who had an incredible strike reassure in Portugal for Porto (125 games, 130 goals) and Sporting (49 games, 53 goals) played 11 games for Bolton in between those stints, scoring 3 goals.
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    Just flicking through some of the euro matches and came across Porto-Portimonense. Was looking at their team line up to see if Nakajima was playing and noticed they've got Jackson Martinez on loan from the Chinese club he's at.

    Quite a coup for them, was only 2-3 years ago he was playing for Atletico Madrid.
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    Roberto Carlos - Inter

    Ze Roberto - Real Madrid
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    Minkaro Full Member

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    I'm too lazy to find a picture of it, but remember Steve Mandanda's year long holiday in London before just going back to Marseille?