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Inspirational soccer people
« on: November 07, 2012, 06:02:44 PM »
I want to name my new soccer ball after someone who is inspiring to me in some way because this is a meaningful ball and it should have a meaningful name. It is tentatively named Jose Mourinho, if you know my avatar and have not guessed. I am wondering if there might be any other candidates. I'm looking for someone whose story isn't just about coming from a poor background and doing something cool: I want someone who has done something great.  Suggestions?
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2012, 06:15:28 PM »
Umm...how about the greatest Soccerist in the world: Daniel Mikaelson?
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2012, 06:48:05 PM »
Leo.  For Leo Messi.  Humble.  Workhorse.  Humanitarian.  AND he likes Legos.
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2012, 08:48:07 PM »
Umm...how about the greatest Soccerist in the world: Daniel Mikaelson?

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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2012, 01:06:42 PM »
Umm...how about the greatest Soccerist in the world: Daniel Mikaelson?

Awww. Thank you vamrat. :)

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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2012, 07:57:45 PM »
Umm...how about the greatest Soccerist in the world: Daniel Mikaelson?

Awww. Thank you vamrat. :)

Did I ever mention you are my favourite poster? ;D

Thank you!  I think we have all the making of the greatest OC.net Bromance yet, one that might even surpass Achronos/Isa and maybe even that storied menage-a-trois that is Orthonorm/Gebre/PtA!

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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2012, 09:29:41 PM »
There is this guy:

http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/01/serbian-soccer-player-confesses-his.html

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The international Serbian soccer player Mateja Kežman is an aggressive player, yet off the field he is a devout Orthodox Christian. He displays this on the Turkish soccer field when he celebrates wearing a shirt with an icon of Christ, even though he plays for the Turkish side Fenerbahce.

30 year old Kežman has on his right arm many tattoos. One reads "Only God can judge me" in Serbian, a text from Elder Tadej, one of the foremost recent monastic elders in the Serbian Orthodox Church. Another is an icon of Christ. He has expressed his desire to play in Russia for various reasons, one of which is to be in a more Orthodox Christian environment.


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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2012, 09:32:58 PM »
Ibra! Ibra!

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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2012, 10:28:37 PM »
Zinedine Zidane
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2012, 10:28:54 AM »
Dimi Berbatov. He's kind, generous, and Orthodox :)

However, if not, I definitely second the Daniel Mikaelson vote.

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« Reply #10 on: November 16, 2012, 09:49:07 PM »
Dimi Berbatov. He's kind, generous, and Orthodox :)

However, if not, I definitely second the Daniel Mikaelson vote.

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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #11 on: November 16, 2012, 11:50:55 PM »
Vinny Jones anyone?



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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #12 on: November 16, 2012, 11:55:35 PM »
Vinny Jones anyone?





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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2012, 12:29:35 AM »
Doesn't 'ole Vinny still hold the record for fastest red card? BTW he was great as bullet tooth tony.

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« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2012, 12:41:06 AM »
LE ROI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2012, 03:53:04 AM »
Doesn't 'ole Vinny still hold the record for fastest red card? BTW he was great as bullet tooth tony.

Unsure; I've heard that as well though.  He does make the list of Sheffield United's worst ever signings though (record fee at the time). 
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2013, 11:45:24 AM »
Bump.
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #17 on: January 02, 2013, 12:01:01 PM »
I'm fond of David Beckham, myself. For being a hunk, for being inspiration to a whole generation of kids, for making girls interested in the sport, for being with the same woman for 15 years (in celebrity circles, that's, like, a lifetime) and raising four kids, for his work in the 2012 Olympic Committee (and being graceful in the face of the gross injustice that was leaving him out of the national squad in said Olympics) and in the Active Kids scheme... Bad boy turned clean-cut hero. Whoduthunk?
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Re: Inspirational soccer people
« Reply #18 on: January 02, 2013, 02:05:53 PM »
I loves me some Sir Alex Ferguson.   :angel:
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« Reply #19 on: January 03, 2013, 03:20:50 PM »
I loves me some Sir Alex Ferguson.   :angel:
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« Reply #20 on: January 03, 2013, 03:30:02 PM »
I loves me some Sir Alex Ferguson.   :angel:

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« Reply #21 on: January 03, 2013, 03:32:56 PM »
I loves me some Sir Alex Ferguson.   :angel:

I just threw up.  No, seriously.  Vomit is now all over my desk and my sleeves. 

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« Reply #22 on: January 04, 2013, 08:34:35 AM »
I loves me some Sir Alex Ferguson.   :angel:

I just threw up.  No, seriously.  Vomit is now all over my desk and my sleeves. 

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