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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 Well-Known 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 Well-Known Member

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