The Talent Round

Jubliani - World Cup

“Hello and welcome back to Miss This World Cup 2010 !” …After the previous swimsuit round (with a slight embarrassment for Miss England who forgot her costume and subsequently went out wearing nothing but a knotted hankie on her head) – we now come to the talent part of the competition… Thank you Uruguay for entertaining us with their balloon animals, and Ghana with the piano recital during the break – it’s now the turn for Miss Germany… Here tonight being represented by Franz “Der Kaiser to you and me, kick and rush football not for him” Beckenbauer. “Take it…

An Ode To (Fat) Ronaldo

A postscript to all that Brazil stuff with a look at their 2002 World Cup win from a different angle, featuring a song which was dedicated to the rotund one: Pictured above. Fatty Ron celebrating with Pele (who can’t keep his eyes off that used-a-steam-iron-as-a-template bit of hair on his forehead) before being carried around by his team mates – who were treated for a hernia later on. – Before I continue here’s a reminder of that final with commentary by Motty: » Link to video In case you can’t watch that clip: This was the game that was going…