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Tuesday Hoddle of Coffee, Soccer News and Links, December 6, 2016

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It’s a relatively anti-climactic final week in the UCL group stage.

FC Barcelona v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

With most of the UCL group stage results largely decided already, today and tomorrow’s final group stage matches don’t offer much in terms of intrigue or interest. For that reason, let’s talk about some other soccer news.

First, Managing Madrid has put together a really helpful post about Cristiano Ronaldo’s tax evasion scandal that was first reported earlier this week by El Mundo. (My theory that CR7 might secretly be a better person than Messi is on the rocks. It appears they’re both equally bad.)

These Football Times looks at Jurgen Klinsmann’s post-playing career and asks “what happened to one of Europe’s brightest stars?”

Barça’s kits for next season have leaked:

It looks like the New York Cosmos are finished—and so is the NASL.

This trick penalty is just mean: