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Gerrard 'quits international cricket'

Gerrard 'quits international cricket'

After retiring from England duty, Steven Gerrard has been afforded a heartfelt farewell by the Vietnam News.

Jason Statham makes another giant flop

Jason Statham makes another giant flop

Jason Statham - movie hard man, ex-boyfriend of Kelly Brook, figure of ridicule from film critic Mark Kermode and.... it can now be revealed, former Commonwealth Games hero!

'Don't Cha' wish your striker was RVP

'Don't Cha' wish your striker was RVP

Pop star Nicole Scherzinger has been singing Robin van Persie's praises with a special rendition of Pussycat Dolls hit 'Don't Cha'.

Brazilian fan farts on Neymar's girlfriend

Brazilian fan farts on Neymar's girlfriend

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Kamara catches street robber at World Cup

Kamara catches street robber at World Cup

What's this? Oh, just Sky Sports pundit Chris Kamara waiting for the police to turn up after chasing down and apprehending a street robber at the World Cup.

Luis Suarez bit my finger!

Luis Suarez bit my finger!

It had to happen. The infamous "Charlie bit my finger" video has been revamped to feature Luis Suarez after he was caught allegedly munching on Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder at...

Klinsmann tries to get American fans out of work

Klinsmann tries to get American fans out of work

United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has penned a letter to help Americans get out of work so they can watch the country's crucial last group match at the World Cup.

Bookmakers pay out on Suarez 'bite'

Bookmakers pay out on Suarez 'bite'

Punters have been celebrating after betting that Luis Suarez would bite an opponent during the World Cup.

You mugs! Obama mistaken for Smalling

You mugs! Obama mistaken for Smalling

The designer at a company making World Cup mugs is facing the sack after mistaking Barack Obama for England defender Chris Smalling.

One man team? Balotelli's Panini prank

One man team? Balotelli's Panini prank

Shy and retiring striker Mario Balotelli has completed the Italy squad in his Panini album - using his own picture for every player.