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Real Madrid signs seven-year-old soccer prodigy

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by CarltonBanks, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. CarltonBanks

    CarltonBanks New Member


    Seriously? A kid that is only seven? This is a little out of control. What kind of a chance for a normal childhood does this child have? When I was seven I was out playing war and backyard football. This is insane.
  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    This is no insane than 4U travel tee ball.
  3. CarltonBanks

    CarltonBanks New Member

    I actually coached a 5-6 travel t-ball team this summer. Will never make that mistake again. The parents were so obnoxious and convinced Little Johnny was the next Willie Mays that I could not even practice without an incident. Unreal.
  4. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Rumor has it the kid is dating Harper Beckham. :D
  5. Yodel

    Yodel Active Member

    Is this for Real?
  6. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    So, the new strategy is Zidanes, Pavones y Culkins.
  7. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Lane Kiffin still wonders what the fuss is about.
  8. CarltonBanks

    CarltonBanks New Member

    Sadly it is
  9. Deskgrunt50

    Deskgrunt50 Well-Known Member

    Saw this earlier today. First person I thought about was Todd Marinovich.

    Second was Damon Bailey.

    Hope it turns out OK for the kid.
  10. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    Given that it's Real Madrid, I'd say the deal was about 80 to 90 percent a petulant slap at Barcelona. It's a low-risk maneuver that throws some red meat to the Madridistas and costs next to nothing.
  11. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Real Madrid has to get the dad a job somewhere in Spain, right? I don't what the family's income status is, but if they had money, they wouldn't do this.
  12. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

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