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10 July 2006

The Futbol Life Aquatic

True to form, the cheese-eating surrender monkeys are whining that Zinedine Zidane was goaded into headbutting Italy's Marco Materazzi during overtime of yesterday's World Cup final. Sorry, but if retiring dude can't take a couple insults, maybe it's better that his career's over. (And to think, for a fleeting moment, that I almost wanted to see him go out on top.) Photo from
Go ahead, try and name a better nation to endure such humiliation in Germany? Didn't think so.


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