Above is former Tottenham defender Noé Pamarot, and I’ve got banana walnut muffins in the oven.
Ramble of the Day
Have you ever wondered what athletes are like doing math? Tottenham forwards Lucy Quinn and Rosella Ayane add to a hypothesis of mine: athletes always act like any achievement is a sporting achievement.
The genuinely outstanding thing in this video is Ayane’s mathematic ability, because it allows for a shockingly fast paced video considering she has to answer difficult (but not impossible) equations. Ayane’s quick responses are met with excitement by Quinn, and eventually the excited celebrations that you would expect out of two forwards.
Other takeaways include the amount of times Ayane says she loves maths (two); Quinn’s quip about having a face for radio (and to be fair, she’s a captivating host); Quinn admitting it took her a couple of times to earn her GCSE, clearly impressed with Ayane’s ability. This video is more interesting than it actually promises, which begs the question: Does this video only exist because the creatively-minded people behind it knew it would? That must be the only reason it exists; almost any other combination of people would probably lead to less interesting results.
tl;dr: Lucy Quinn and Rosella Ayane did a math video, and it’s surprisingly entertaining.
Links of the Day
- Former Canada goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc is in quarantine after exposure to coronavirus when receiving treatment for a pleural effusion days after giving birth to her daughter.
- Pep Guardiola’s mother Dolors Sala Carrio died aged 82 from COVID-19.
- Liverpool reversed its decision to furlough some non-playing staff; West Ham manager David Moyes took a voluntary 30% pay cut; Derby County furloughed non-playing staff; the Swedish FA furloughed the national team coaches
- DAZN is asking the Premier League to defer rights payments.
- Celta Vigo’s Fedor Smolov broke self isolation rules by leaving Portugal for Russia, and Serbian footballer Aleksandar Prijović was sentenced to three months of house arrest for breaking curfew.
Two former Fox executives were indicted in relation to the FIFA corruption case.
Lyon’s Memphis is facing criticism from animal rights groups after arranging a photoshoot with a liger.
Today’s longer read: Nick Ames reports on the thousands of casual workers in England left confused and without pay as the play stoppage continues for The Guardian