World Cup Fever

Some big names miss out on World Cup selection…

Benzema - still “the new Zidane”?

Benzema

After a look at the named squads for the World Cup, one or two players are notable for their absence. Dunga, as predicted, has left Ronaldinho out in the cold, along with Adriano and Pato. The kibosh has also been put in Ruud van Nistelrooy’s [...]

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World Cup Fever

World Cup Profile: Brazil

“Kiss my face”

Ronaldinho and Robinho

And so now to the second of The Spoiler’s World Cup profiles. Brazil – famous for being brilliant at football, great at throwing parties that involve women in bikinis dancing around in the street, and not bad at winning major tournaments. But, beaneath [...]

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World Cup Fever

Footballer in speaking using the third person alert!

“Come here, Ronaldinho wants a hug”

Ronaldinho and Pato

Speaking in the third person has long been a staple amongst celebrities and cretinous city boys. Craig David famously preferred it to the traditional first person technique taught in schools, and if you close your eyes, it’s not too [...]

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Crime Update

New “Ronaldinho” thieving technique sweeping Spain

Pato – being robbed?

Ronaldinho and Pato

There’s an old adage about killing people with kindness, which feels entirely appropriate right about now, with news from sunny Spain that street criminals have replaced classic robbing techniques – such as the use of violence and threatening behaviour - with polite conversation [...]

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News in brief

Ronaldinho eyes up Premier League, Pato to Chelsea…

“I’m planning a jailbreak”

Ronaldinho and Pato

The various solvent abusers and purveyors of new types of tight fitting trousers who tend to work on showbusinness desks around the country have today been enraptured by Cheryl Tweedy/Cole’s new hair – it’s so LA! By which, of course, they [...]

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World Cup Fever

Why Dunga won’t pick Ronaldinho REVEALED?

“I hate you”

Dunga and Ronaldinho

Managers are temperamental sorts, and certainly not the kind of people who like to bury hatchets. Various Man United alumni will attest to the cold breeze that exists on the wrong side of Ferguson, and a ruddy-cheeked rugger fan who happens [...]

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World Cup Fever

VOTE: Can Robinho and Ronaldinho play together?

“This team ain’t big enough etc…”

Ronaldinho and Robinho

Sometimes in life, you can have too much of a good thing – so much so that some crackpot even came up with a phrase about these situations often leaving a man/woman wanting less.

All of which leads completely [...]

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Excellent XI

The Spoiler’s Team of the Decade

Did this man make it? Read on (CLUE: yes he did)

Zidane

It’s hard to know how to correctly refer to the next decade – “the tens”? The “two thousand and tens”? The “teens”? No one honestly knows. Either way, below is a compiled list of the greatest players of [...]

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