Iniesta – The Hairy Nicky Law!
Never ever let it be said that Rangers fans dont have a sense of humour. Surely we all remember them laughing along with Charles Green in his Orange Top wearing share-purchase tout,I mean tour?
Ah, good times.
Well we are glad to report that the infamous Gers sense of humour hasnt abated despite the turmoil and anguish which all Rangers fans are suffering right now.
Well done lads we say, its very honourable and none have kept their sense of humour more than the Rangers Report website who, with a bright blue tongue firmly wedged in their red and white cheeks, have uttered this classic comparison today in a piece covering the potential sale of the Rangers midfielder Nicky Law: (Please brace yourselves – Ed)
Obviously, Law’s potential departure – Leeds United, Rotherham, Huddersfield & Sheffield Wednesday have been linked to the man formerly known as the ‘Bald Iniesta” – would further deteriorate the team’s depth
We will let that sink in.
formerly known as The Bald Iniesta!
The Bald Iniesta!
We can only give an Armed Forces Day style salute to the Copland Road Comedy Genius who first came up with that doozy. Its fair brightened our day.
Just for comparisons sake, heres a Wikipedia Honours Listing for Nicky Law
And just for the sake of balance, here is the Honours list of one of the All-Time Greatest Midfielders the World has ever had the joy to watch on a football pitch:
- La Liga: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13
- Copa del Rey: 2008–09, 2011–12; Runner-up 2010–11, 2013–14
- Supercopa de España: 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013; Runner-up 2012
- UEFA Champions League: 2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11
- UEFA Super Cup: 2009, 2011; Runner-up 2006
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2009, 2011; Runner-up 2006
- FIFA World Cup: 2010
- UEFA European Football Championship: 2008, 2012
- UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship: 2002
- UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship: 2001
- UEFA Best Player in Europe Award: 2012
- Euro 2012 Player of the Tournament: 2012
- UEFA Champions League Best Player: 2011–12
- FIFA Ballon d’Or: 2nd place 2010, 4th Place 2011, 3rd Place 2012
- Onze de Bronze: 2009
- La Liga Spanish Player of the Year: 2009
- Trofeo Alfredo di Stéfano: 2nd best player in La Liga 2008–09, 3rd in 2011–12
- IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker: 2012, 2013
- La Liga’s Best Attacking Midfielder: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
- Marca Legend Award: 2011
- FIFA Confederations Cup Silver Ball: 2013
- FIFA Puskás Award: 2nd place 2009
- FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2010
- 2010 FIFA World Cup Man Of The Match vs. Chile, Paraguay and Final vs Netherlands
- UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 2008, 2012
- UEFA Euro 2008 Man Of The Match Semi-final vs. Russia
- UEFA Euro 2012 Man Of The Match vs. Italy, Croatia, Final vs Italy
- FIFA/FIFPro World XI: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Ian Black – Just Xavi wae a bookies Pen behind each ear!