Manchester United legend Patrice Evra is heading back to Old Trafford this summer -- and he wants everyone to know how excited he is.
For many avid fans, football is a matter of life and death. So it's only natural that, as and when they shuffle off this mortal coil, their wish would be to spend eternity as close to their beloved team as possible.
Real Madrid supporters are being offered just that luxury with the unveiling of custom coffins designed in the form of the Bernabeu stadium, complete with the club crest on the lid.
It turns out Lionel Messi isn't the only global footballing superstar with an Iranian lookalike.
Sure enough, it would appear that Cristiano Ronaldo has a doppelganger living and working in Tehran, too.
Indeed, Iranian voters flocked to take selfies with Reza Alireza Lou while voting in their presidential elections after mistaking the local chap for the Real Madrid icon.
Iranians take selfies with Reza Alireza Lou at presidential elections in Tehran.
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It's been another weird and wonderful season. We cast our eye over the Toe Poke files to bring you some of the best (and worst) things we've seen. And there's really only one place to start...
Ronaldo's remarkable statue
2016-17 will forever be known as the season in which Cristiano Ronaldo was finally bestowed with the highest individual honour a professional footballer can expect to receive -- an oddly proportioned statuette outside an airport in his hometown.
Apparently created by a sculptor...
Inter Milan have unveiled their kit for the 2017-18 season, with one of the most iconic designs in football re-imagined as a barcode.
The classic Nerazzurri blue-and-black-striped pattern has been jazzed up by manufacturers Nike to more closely resemble something you might scan at the supermarket, but many fans didn't seem too keen to take it to the checkout by the way they reacted to the unveiling on Twitter.
Harry Kane was understandably upset after being left out of EA Sports' FIFA Team of the Week, despite scoring seven times.
The Tottenham striker bagged four goals against Leicester in a 6-1 win and a hat-trick in the 7-1 win at Hull three days later to win a second consecutive Premier League Golden Boot.
But the 23-year-old's exploits were not enough to earn him a spot in EA Sports' team, with teammate Son Heung-Min, Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette and Borussia Dortmund's...