Athletic Bilbao striker Iker Muniain isn't being labelled the Basque Wayne Rooney because he resembles the 'unique looking' Manchester United star wearing a natty French undergarment, you'll probably be pleased to hear.
What a week of European football. Controversial goals, controversial free kicks, controversial controversy. Also, inside sources reveal some English bloke played for Milan against Manchester United, but goodness knows why they think thatÃ¢ÂÂs important.
If a week is a long time in politics, then it must be an eternity in the A-League. No sooner had Sydney FC wrapped up the Premiership plate than their world came crashing down with the news that playmaker Steve CoricaÃ¢ÂÂs career had come to a premature end.
Ã¢ÂÂA bunch of fairies.Ã¢ÂÂ That was the grim assessment of Aberdeen's current playing staff by club legend Joey Harper after the Dons crashed out of the Scottish Cup to lower league opposition once again.
The most telling thing about LiverpoolÃ¢ÂÂs season is probably that, had they managed to scrape into second place in their Champions League group ahead of Lyon before Christmas, it would be they who faced nine times European Cup winners Real Madrid and their army of Galacticos this week, instead of the French side.