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Five Unbelievable Stories In Football That Will Blow Your Mind

NEWCASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 20: Stephen Ireland of Manchester City celebrates after scoring during Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James' Park on October 20, 2008 in Newcastle, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Football is considered by many as the beautiful game however , it is also filled with so many unbelievable incidents that they would leave you astonished for a very long time.

  1. Foxe will always be remembered for an infamous incident at the Hammers in 2001 Christmas party when he was seen urinating on the dance floor of London’s Sugar Reef club.
  2. Ronaldo was involved in a sex scandal, n 2008, Brazillian World Cup winning striker Ronaldo found himself in a critical situation over a scandal involving prostitutes. While recovering in his homeland after surgery, the former AC Milan player was caught up in a sex scandal with three prostitutes.
  3. English referee Graham Poll announced his retirement from internationals after yellow-carding a player three times in a match . The ref, who had sent off players from both sides in a fiery match between Australia and Croatia, carded Josip Simunic twice but did not produce the mandatory red for a sending off.
  4. Leroy Rosenior created a record by holding a manager’s job – for just 10 minutes. He was re-appointed to Torquay United just as they were relegated from English football League, but minutes later the club was sold and the new owners wanted their own manager.
  5. Irish international Stephen Ireland ‘killed’ his own grandmother in order to avoid playing for his country so he could visit his girlfriend instead. When the so-called ‘death’ was revealed, the Man City midfielder had to resurrect his maternal grandmother, Patricia Tallon, fast and apologize.          source: sportskeeda


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