As usual there was a lot of action on and off the pitch these past couple of weeks. Here are some fun facts for you lovely fans to get a few facts.
1. Did you know under-fire striker Adriano has “won” the most Bidone D’Oro awards than any other player? Well this is no surprise as this award goes to the worst player of the year in the Serie A.
2. Without it’s captain John Terry, Chelsea FC have the worst away record than any other club in the top half.
3. In the EPL players over the age of 31 have produced more points for all clubs this season so far.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo decided to buy his 12th car so far, a 350,000 pound lamborghini for his 27th bithday this past Saturday
5. 4 out of the 4 semifinalists in the EURO 2008 were NOT Pot 1 teams? And only 1 out of the 4 won their respective group? That’s news to me!
6. Lionel Messi has scored 142 goals in 198 for FC Barcelona
7. Rogerio Ceni, Sao Paolo’s current goalkeeper has played in 459 games for Sao Paolo scoring 49 free-kicks for the club, the most goals by a goalkeeper to this day!
8. Cesc Fabregas, after moving to the Barcelona has scored 11 times in 16 games for his new club, at this rate he will surpass any current player’s scoring ratio aside from Lionel Messi.
9. It is no surprise Joey Barton is at the top of the player discipline list with 9 yellows and 1 red card so far.
10. Barcelona are undefeated in the last 55 games when Puyol was at center back
11. Mourinho quite a character in football as of recent years, he has always been something to handle as he dropped out on his first day of high school “just to get back at his mother” and went back in his later years.
12. Infamous Andre-Villas Boas went on an impressive run of 45-4-2 with Fc Porto.
13. It is no surprise Fernando Torres won miss of the year in the EPL this past season.
14. Guess who’s jersey had the largest profit in the EPL? None other than Wayne Rooney’s selling around 1.5 million around the globe.
15. Carlos Tevez is so bad-ass he told Manchester City “ I am my own boss” at their last meeting.
16. Blackburn Rovers have 0 shutouts this season. Not sure if they are playing with any defense at all