With a jam-packed Premier League Christmas schedule on the horizon, Crystal Palace decided to get their annual team party out of the way in good time to prepare for the notoriously hectic festive period.
The club decided to run with a fancy dress theme which, if Wilfried Zaha's group photo is anything to go by, the Palace players embraced wholeheartedly.
Having come from the non-leagues to the top of the Premier League goal-scoring charts in the space of just a handful of seasons, the rise of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is one you can probably best describe as "meteoric."
However, back in January of 2012, at least one football fan felt compelled to earmark Vardy (then of Fleetwood Town) for great things.
In fact, the fan was so sure that Vardy would continue on his remarkable ascent up the English football pyramid that he went and openly instructing...
Proving that age is but a number, a 90-year-old woman from Norway has recently gone viral in her native land after a video demonstrating her impressive ball-juggling prowess made the social media rounds earlier this week.
Despite being a great-grandmother, Ase Marie Nordhagen, who hails from the small town of Sauda, admits that she can't walk past the football she keeps in her hallway without stopping and popping off a few choice skills.
Speaking to Norwegian paper Dagbladet, Nordhagen revealed...
With Roberto Mancini turning 51 years young on Friday, several of the more mischievous members of Inter Milan's senior squad decided to treat their manager to a traditional South American birthday prank.
Having secretly stashed a big bag of flour at the side of the pitch before training, Fredy Guarin, Felipe Melo and Mauro Icardi proceeded to sneak up on the unsuspecting Mancini and dump it all over his head!
Melo & Guarin wish Roberto Mancini a happy birthday by pranking him!! We know who's doing...
As one of the most marketable players on the face of the planet, Neymar spends an awful lot of his down time filming commercials and generally lending his image to a whole cavalcade of products and brands.
Indeed, the Barcelona forward's latest commercial endeavour saw him tasked with demonstrating his pinpoint accuracy by clipping a ball through one of several targets cut in a canvas sheet hung in the goalmouth.
Neymar being Neymar, of course he went and dispatched a rabona into the top corner at...