Tuesday, December 04, 2007

England, Football

A Frenchman Attacks English Football

An amusing article where Chelsea winger Florent Malouda assesses English football and the country:

'During the actual games [in England] it is as though everybody's brains are switched off,' said Malouda. 'People play by instinct, spontaneously, in the way they did when they first discovered football. Training sessions here are terrifying. They are just like matches, and you go flat out.'
And:

'The people at Chelsea don't control what the players eat,' he added. 'You can help yourself to whatever you like, drink Coke or anything. It is a good job I have come over here at the age of 27 and so haven't been following the same diet as the rest of the club's players.'
I wonder if he'll stick around...

--Czobit

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