Kenedy: Rafa always laughs at my little socks!

Kenedy Newcastle

The 22-year-old Brazilian is currently spending a full season on loan at St James’ Park from Chelsea after a successful short-term stint in the second half of 2017/18, and has featured in every Premier League game he has been eligible to play for the struggling Magpies so far this term.

Kenedy’s penchant for tiny socks and shinpads has become a running joke on Tyneside, however – particularly for his current boss Benitez.

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Joe Brewin

Joe was the Deputy Editor at FourFourTwo until 2022, having risen through the FFT academy and been on the brand since 2013 in various capacities. 

By weekend and frustrating midweek night he is a Leicester City fan, and in 2020 co-wrote the autobiography of former Foxes winger Matt Piper – subsequently listed for both the Telegraph and William Hill Sports Book of the Year awards.