As millions across America celebrate Thanksgiving, ESPN FC picks a select XI of themed footballers.
Just as Hercules was handed his 12 mighty labours in days of yore, Paris St-Germain's in-house YouTube channel recently handed their very own mythical being, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the task of selecting a Dream XI from the vast array of players he's ever played with.
TOE POKE: FOOTBALL FUNNIES
- Dream Team: Guess who Zlatan chooses in his XI
- Invasion! Ronaldo and co. interrupted by ramblers
- Today's homework: Play Football Manager
- Buy this for Christmas: Dion Dublin's album
- Top 5: Lionel Messi fails
- Beckham vs. Beckham: Which was better?
- Watch: Greatest nutmeg ever?
Perhaps unsurprising given the stellar list of employers he's racked up over the years, the Swedish goliath picks a formidable starting line-up including the likes of Gigi Buffon, Xavi, Pavel Nedved, Patrick Vieira and Lionel Messi --...
Plucky fans coming on to the pitch in a desperate bid to snag a selfie with their footballing idols is swiftly becoming a commonplace phenomenon, especially when star-studded teams like Real Madrid are concerned.
However, this pair of pitch-invading fans who disrupted Real's 1-0 victory over Basel on Wednesday evening were hardly what you'd call stereotypical, with the dynamic duo slowly sauntering into the middle of the game like they'd inadvertently rambled off a public footpath and on to a farmer's...
That sound you hear is thousands of children demanding their parents to send them to school in Scotland -- so they can play Football Manager as their homework.
While spending hours taking Non-League Carshalton Athletic to successive Champions League finals may not be every parent's idea of productive after school work, the Scottish Association of Teachers of Physical Education think differently.
There are plans to include cult video game Football Manager -- and other hits like Minecraft -- in school...
Spare a thought for teenage Irish fan Max Charles, who, as the result of a foolhardy footballing wager with his mate, will have to live out his days with a large tattoo of John O'Shea's face inked on his body.
According to Joe.ie, Charles entered into a bet with his friend Vinny Plunkett before the Republic of Ireland's recent 1-1 Euro 2016 qualifying draw with Germany, in which each backed an Ireland player of his choice to score against the recently crowned world champions.
The stakes of a...
Former Newcastle United flop Daniel Cordone caused a bit of a scandal in Brazil at the weekend when he played in a veterans game and impersonated ex-Argentina star Claudio Caniggia.
After being advertised as taking part before the game, Caniggia himself wasn't able to play in Sunday's charity tie between Argentina and Brazil, with Cordone stepping in as a body (and hair) double.
According to reports, the big screens at the Arena das Dunas in Fortaleza displayed graphics before the game that showed...