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

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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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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 years than Emile Heskey managed in his entire 22 year career*.


*Actually I can totally believe that.
I am surprised it took Zlatan that long to surpass Heskey.
 

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Kaka was the last player to win the Balon Dor that wasn't named Messi or Ronaldo.
 

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

Wesley Sneijder never actually played for Manchester United.
 

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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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Dundee United have a 100% record vs Barcelona.

 

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Cryogenically frozen humans could be awoken in the distant future and Buffon would still be Juve's keeper.
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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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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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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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.
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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And Solskjær has won it!
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).
That impressive but he didn't win the big ones, the Charity Shield or Super cup.
 

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Sergio Ramos has more goals in his career than Iniesta.
 

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

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On Macern's team.
Norway never lost to Brazil.
Norway was once second in the FIFA rankings.

Rooney was once an amazing football player.
 

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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.
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.