1 Danny Drinkwater drinking water
Thank you, world.
2 Swe Den, Den Mark
3 Eidur Gudjohnsen making his debut for Iceland as a substitute for his dad
4 Wycombe scoring two goals without the opposition touching the ball
Jamie Bates put them 1-0 up against Peteborough in 2000 and the ref immediately blew for half-time. Jermaine McSporran then scored nine seconds after the break without a Posh player touching the ball.
5 This Charlton back four
Whereas you can get old fish relatively cheap.
6 Arsene Wenger managing Arsenal
We take it for granted.
Though still not as good as…
7 Wolfgang Wolf managing Wolfsburg
*SHAKES WITH PLEASURE*
8 The Met Police’s record on January 2, 2014
999! As an added bonus, their star player was Billy Crook. Delicious irony.
9 The scoring streak of this keeper
Keeper Hans-Jorg Butt hit three Champions League goals for three different clubs (Hamburg, Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich).
And they were all against Juventus.
10 Paul Scholes’ goals
He scored in his 100th, 200th, 300th, 400th, 500th and 700th games.
Stop it Scholesy!
(He royally fucked up by not scoring in his 600th though. And the 200th was an own goal. But still.)
11 That day Hartley and Poole scored for Hartlepool
12 The hospital where David Beckham was born is called Whipps Cross
Get it? Because he whipped in crosses…
13 That time Lionel Messi and Diego Godin formed a boy band
14 John Collins and Collins John both playing for Fulham
And then Fulham’s double Dembele. SET THE SHOWER TO COLD.
15 The age difference between Messi and Ronaldo is 869 days…
Which is exactly the same as the age difference between their kids. So basically we’re going to get part two of the greatest sporting rivalry ever.
16 John Ruddy and Declan Rudd
For some reason Norwich decided to hoard keepers with basically the same name a couple of years back.
17 The eternal battle between and Seedorf and Davids
When they weren’t team-mates at Ajax or for the Netherlands…
18 Chelsea holding the Europa League and Champions League at the same time
(Even if it was for just seven days.)
19 Matt Le Tissier coming off the bench to score the winner in the last ever game at the Dell
It was Le Tiss’ last ever game as well. Goodbyes don’t get more perfect.
20 Michail Antonio marking Antonio Valencia
it’s the simple things in life that keep us going…