Amid a tide of knucklehead racist footballers and Olympic marketing hype one man reminded us of the beauty of sport.
My medal is bigger than yours
Gareth Bale might have missed out on the Olympics but with medals like this being handed out for friendlies against New York who cares?
And it turns out trinkets, or lack thereof, may be the real reason the Spurs star cited 'injury' for his withdrawal from Team GB.
According to some sources, Bale gave the big 'O' the big swerve in the belief Britain would not win a medal.
Good thing he's not an Australian swimmer.
One footballer who certainly won't me donning a medal of any colour is Switzerland's Michel Morganella who declared his hatred of all things South Korean and his desire to "beat up" every single living South Korean currently alive and drawing breath, including cute little babies.
North Koreans, though, he can’t get enough of.
Anyways, for his ill-advised Twitter rant Morganella was given his marching orders, presumably to seek out every last one of the 49,780,000 South Koreans on the planet and beat them up.
And if he did that, he's probably get invited back to the Olympics as a boxer and become the most famous Swiss pugilist since Karl Kummer.
Float or sink?
If Manchester United's float is such a terrible idea why are club employees set to earn mega tons of super cash from Glazer's money grab?
And since when was Alex Ferguson an "employee"?
Fans are not happy. They thought billionaire altruist Malcolm Glazer was raising the cash to save United from its debt woes.
In other news bound to shock, Andy Carroll looks to be out the door at Liverpool.
Just call me Angel of the falling Angel Reyna from Monterrey celebrated a goal against Chorillo by getting upside down and swingy on a teammate:
It's a move ill-advised for social players although if you do try it, please send the video to The Circus.
If you have had enough of knucklehead racist footballers and Olympic marketing hype and billionaire owners selling out their clubs, you might like to watch this little bloke.
His name is Gabriel and he's a reminder that, sometimes, sport still matters:
"Europe at the moment is like the Titanic but we live in football like nothing matters."
- Arsene Wegner sees icebergs in football's waters but worries that the Manchester Citys of the world have not posted any lookouts in the crows nest.
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