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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Thursday, March 5

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Fighting crime

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Hello, all!

I regret to inform you that I gave the power of the remote control to my sisters, and they were happy to leave on Volcano Live! With Nik Wallenda.

Ramble of the Day

The LA Galaxy is making a habit of taking its biggest player to Jimmy Kimmel Live!, meaning new designated player Chicharito made his own appearance the other night. Instead of a traditional interview with Kimmel, Chicharito got to spend some quality time with Kimmel’s sidekick. Presenting to you, Chicarito y Guillermo. (Warning that the entirety of the skit is in Spanish and that there are no subtitles, but it’s supposed to be enjoyable for those who don’t know Spanish.)

Now, for possibly spoiler-filled description for those who didn’t want to or couldn’t watch: Chicharito and Guillermo are a crime fighting duo, and there are some football references mixed in, from Chicharito kicking a ball to stop a criminal to them showing a red card to another criminal. There are funny wigs, silly but hilarious set pieces, and some celebrity cameos.

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My favorite part is when Chicharito bicycle kicks a bomb into a gas truck.

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Since this is becoming the place where I recommend brief distractions from the stress that is being a Tottenham supporter nowadays, I’ll say it’s a good way to spend three and a half minutes if you have them!

tl;dr: Chicharito did a skit with Guillermo on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Links of the Day

All sporting events in Italy will be played behind closed doors until April 3 as the government continues to deal with cases of coronavirus.

Liga MX’s Monterrey has filed a complaint against MLS side Inter Miami, claiming Miami broke FIFA rules trying to get his signature.

Former U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard came out of retirement and signed with USL championship side Memphis 901, the team he is a part owner of.

Today’s longer read: Ben Fisher interviews Derby’s Wayne Rooney on his career and his relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of his side’s meeting with Manchester United for The Guardian