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Dublin: 9°C Saturday 15 May 2021

Hey Zlatan, there's no 'I' in team! It's Comments of the Week

Here are some of your best bits from below the line…

AFTER WAYNE ROONEY revealed that Jon Walters is one of the two biggest wind-up merchants he has faced, the Ireland man went up even further in Smithers‘ estimation:

So not only is Walters the world’s best player but he is also the world’s best trash talker

Niall McNamara found himself nodding along in agreement when Brian McGuigan said the fun has gone out of modern-day GAA:

Sure the players can’t even smoke fags anymore at half time, it’s not right!

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Biscuits Patinkin makes a good point — if you didn’t know that this was an Irish rugby team trip to a Johannesburg lion park, the above photo takes on a very different light:

Last photo looks like they just got back from a highly controversial hunting trip.


While we were flicking through the Robbie Brady / Jeff Hendrick scrapbook, Ronan O’Healy spotted the big lad on their St Kevin’s U14 team:

Shoulders on that young lad fourth in from left top row in the Kevin’s picture. Like The Rock O’Sullivan

Colin O’Riordan might be over the other side of the world but that didn’t stop him from celebrating a famous day for Tipperary football. Dave O’Shaughnessy wrote:

I can only imagine O’Riordan’s shock, amazement, and then joy seeing the result, and having to check it twice just to make sure, and then the smile, thousands of miles away from home. Best of luck to him with the Swans, I don’t think anyone in Tipp begrudges him in his big opportunity there.

As England fans launched a fundraising campaign to pay for an early flight home for Raheem Sterling, Phil O’Meara was quick to dub the scheme

The Sterling Euro exchange

Iceland’s Karu Arnason put ‘sore loser’ Cristiano Ronaldo back in his box, and the drinks are on Gareth Lynch:

Somebody buy that man a beer!

Source: EMPICS Sport

And finally, in what will go down as one of our favourite comments this year, Alien 8 gave us this stunning critique of Zlatan:

There is no “I” in team – there are three in Ibrahimovic.

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