is one of the biggest stars in Association Football. With AS Monaco
, FC Barcelona
and the French national squad, he's won about every trophy that there's to win: 1996-97 French Ligue 1
, 1998 World Cup
, Euro 2000
, 2003-2004 English Premier League
, and the unprecedented 2008-2009 "perfect season" for Barcelona
: Spanish Copa del Rey, Liga, and Supercopa, European Champions' League, European Supercup, and Club World Cup. He's also won a large number of French, English and worldwide "Player of the Year" accolades. However... [more inside]
posted by Skeptic
on Jul 24, 2010 -
Captain of Irish World Cup squad Keane sent home
This is big
news here in Ireland. He's our best player - he keeps the team together on the pitch. But after some incidents in the past couple of days, and some prima donna style behaviour (something he's always been known for), he's been told to feck off.
I think the manager did the right thing, but I can't help thinking that our chances of getting out of our group have been diminished...
posted by tomcosgrave
on May 23, 2002 -