Weird things about football that are true but don't sound it

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by 2 man midfield, Apr 15, 2017.

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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    So basically the opposite of the other thread.

    David Villa is Spain's all time top goalscorer.
    Real Madrid have won the league just once in 8 years.
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 20 more goals in the last 4 1/2 years than Emile Heskey managed in his entire 22 year career*.


    *Actually I can totally believe that.
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    Needham Full Member

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    England invented the game.
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    Mihai Full Member

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    I am surprised it took Zlatan that long to surpass Heskey.
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    SuperiorXI Full Member

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    David Moyes managed Manchester United at one point.
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    Frasbul Full Member

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    Ze Roberto hasn't retired yet.
    Mendieta hasn't missed a penalty in his career.
    Bayern fans didn't want Neuer because they had Thomas Kraft.
    Lehmann went a whole CL season without conceding a goal. Only to get a red card in the final.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Leicester City can still reach the CL semi's.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    We're not 6th.
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    No Love Full Member

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    Arsenal went an entire Premier League season without losing a match.

    Wesley Sneijder never actually played for Manchester United.
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    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    Joe Hart has four Premier League Golden Glove awards.

    David De Gea has none.
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    Raoul Admin Staff

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    Cryogenically frozen humans could be awoken in the distant future and Buffon would still be Juve's keeper.
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    Invictus Poster of the Year 2015 & 2018 Staff

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    JamesB__ Full Member

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    Was about to say Italy's number 2 goalkeeper (Donnarumma) wasn't born when their number one (Buffon) made his debut.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    In just 3 seasons, Gary Cahill went from having won nothing in his entire career to having won everything possible. (the league cup, the FA cup, the Premier League, the europa league and the champions league).
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    Wayne ahead of you New Member

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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a year older than Ajax players Justin Kluivert and Matthijs de Ligt combined.
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    BlueMoonOutcast Rag in Disguise

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    Sergio Aguero has never been voted into the PFA Team of the Year.
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    Darius Vassell has never lost a Premier League game in which he's scored.
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    Juventus have only won the European Cup twice.

    Ronaldo has never won the Champions League.

    Alan Shearer managed Newcastle.
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    Acole9 Outstanding

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    That's because Bayern fans have been spoilt by success over a long period. I'm sure we'd be the same if we were winning the league every year.
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    stevoc Full Member

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    And Solskjær has won it!
    That impressive but he didn't win the big ones, the Charity Shield or Super cup.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Mark Viduka and Luka Modric are cousins.
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    Hojoon Full Member

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    Sergio Ramos has more goals in his career than Iniesta.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    That is mental.
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    Oaencha Full Member

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    You can add Nicolas Gaitan to the list as well.
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Lukas Podolski has a 130 caps for Germany.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Good shout. It's still crazy to me.
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    Ballache Full Member

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    That's crazy.
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    This thread is incredible.
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    Maagge enjoys sex, doesn't enjoy women not into ONS

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    It doesn't say anything about when he surpassed him.
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    Decomposing In Paris Full Member

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    Liverpool have won the Champion's League once.
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    BlueMoonOutcast Rag in Disguise

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    It makes me sad. He deserves more recognition.
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    Blind Full Member

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    Bit more under the radar than Podolski, Dirk Kuyt has 104 caps for Holland.
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    AlwaysRed66 Full Member

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    They have though won its predecessor four times, meaning five times they have held the Premier European trophy, with only Milan & Madrid winning it more times.
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    Grylte "nothing wrong with some friendly incest, bro"

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    Norway never lost to Brazil.
    Norway was once second in the FIFA rankings.

    Rooney was once an amazing football player.
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    Decomposing In Paris Full Member

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    I'm not getting into a pissing contest, I'm posting something true, that doesn't sound right because of the information you posted. I didn't go on to boast that we'd won it twice as many times as you.
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    GiddyUp Full Member

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    SAF's last game for United was a 5-5 draw away to WBA.
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    BlueMoonOutcast Rag in Disguise

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    David Silva has scored 7 more goals for Spain than Alfredo Di Stéfano.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    A crazier fact is that Spain was Di Stefano's third national team.
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    BlueMoonOutcast Rag in Disguise

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    Yeah I didn't know that, I thought it was just two.
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    Mihai Full Member

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    It's 4 seasons innit? Not when.