I’ve got some stats nerdyness coming later this week so my time is focused on that for right now. So abbreviated Hoddle today, but with lots of links! Enjoy y’all!
On to the links:
Euan McTear has a great feature on Diego Godin for TFF.
Messi gonna Messi:
Sandles for Goalposts has some great comprehensive coverage of the AFCON as that competition kicks off late this week.
Atalanta skipper wears Frozen-themed armband because he has pre-school aged daughter and YOU WILL NEVER ESCAPE FROZEN EVER IF YOU HAVE A PRE-SCHOOL AGED DAUGHTER AND YOU WILL HAVE NIGHTMARES THAT BEGIN WITH ‘DO YOU WANNA BUILD A SNOWMAN?’ AND YOUR DAUGHTER WILL BE HOPELESSLY OBSESSED WITH ELSA AND ANNA AND YOU WILL SPEND STUPID AMOUNTS OF MONEY ON FROZEN THEMED JUNK AT CHRISTMAS AND ... (Dustin intervenes)
OK. I’m back
Speaking of daughters, here’s some fun news for our star striker:
Me and @KateGoodlandx had our beautiful baby girl this morning, Ivy Jane Kane at 7:30am. Weighing 7.8pounds. Amazing feeling, so proud! ❤— Harry Kane (@HKane) January 8, 2017
Your Bale-had-a-daughter-months-before-we-sold-him jokes are not welcome.