That’s the Player

Players have special characteristics that make them special in their own way. In this piece, I would assign a couple of phrases to simply encapsulate a player’s key characteristic. Some of them is just for laughs…….

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)….show off king

2.Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)….flying Dutchman made of glass

3.Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich)….always at the right place at the right time

4.Mark van Bommel (PSV Eindhoven)….chief complainan

5.Ji-Sung Park (Queens Park Rangers)….oxygen tank

6.Peter Crouch (Stoke City)….journeyman

7.Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez (Man United)….baby face assassin junior

8.John Paintsil (Hapoel Tel Aviv)….own goal machine

9.Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)….hollywood actor/PhD (diving)

10.Pepe (Real Madrid)….Lionel Messi’s antidote or so

11.Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint- Germain)….prince of offside kingdom

12.Filippo Inzaghi (ex- Juventus & AC Milan)….born in an offside position

13.Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)….captain fantastic

14.Nemanja Vidic (Manchester United)….uncompromising defender

15.Javier Saviola (Malaga)….failed childhood superstar

16.Hilario (Chelsea)….hilariously and not heroic

17.Alessandro Del Piero (Sydney FC)….never grows old

18.Miroslav Klose (Lazio)….head master

19.Sulley Muntari (AC Milan)….unforgiving snarler

20.Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)….giggles with his brother’s wife

This guest article was written for foetbal247 by Emmanuel Ekow Firmer Ampiah (@donfirmer).


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