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Robinho takes the bus to a shopping centre

Extraordinarily rich man decides to travel with the proles

Robinho hails some public transport

According to The Sun, the Premier League’s best paid player recently shunned luxurious private transportation and used an extremely small portion of his £140,000 per week wages to catch a bus to Manchester’s Trafford Shopping Centre:

The £32million Brazilian superstar has been using the public transport system to take his girlfriend on shopping trips.

One traveller said: “He sat downstairs as if it was the most normal thing for a multi-millionaire footballer to do. Word quickly went round about who he was. Nobody quite believed it and some just stared open-mouthed.

This is an exceptionally humble mode of transport for a man who thinks nothing of taking a helicopter to work. Could it be that the affluent Brazilian is attempting to save the planet by travelling green?

3 responses so far
  • Phil // February 27, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    Why the term proles?But thats typical of Britains Mentality,everybody who uses a bus must be poor or not have enough money for a car…What a country

  • Luis // February 27, 2009 at 4:13 pm

    Yeah Phil, I’m with you!

    Die, you poor scum!….

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