The return of Super Spot the Difference

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La Liga Loca can’t honestly remember what film it was in now (although it’s got a funny feeling it was Speed, conjuring up once again images of Sandra Bullock’s smooth, dark leg pumping away at that accelerator, grrr!)

But for some reason the phrase “Pop Quiz, motherfu**er!” just keeps going round and round our heads.     

Maybe because the La Liga Loca Shooting Fish in a Barrel department has – with, we really ought to admit, a little help from one of our online friends – decided that after the rip roaring success of previous tricky teasers, like:

Real Madrid Super Spot the Difference,

Super Spot the Difference: Robinho, and...

Not Super Spot the Difference... Friday Special,

... it’s time for another quiz to get you chewing your pencil and scratching your heads like a bunch of nit-infested infants.

Yes, it’s a glorious return for La Liga Loca’s patented Super Spot The Difference Competition, boys and girls.

There’s a spare Champions League place with Real Madrid up for grabs for anyone who knows the answer, courtesy of today’s sponsor: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.*

So, what’s the difference between


“UNESCO should seriously think about declaring Leo Messi a world heritage site. Like the Acropolis in Athens, the Pyramids in Cairo, The Colliseum in Rome, Westminster Abbey, New York’s Statue of Liberty, Granada’s Alhambra or Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia.

"Messi is a unique species and he should be protected. He turns football into an art form. Future generations in coming centuries when the world is a different place should have the pleasure of being able to delight in his magic as we do now. A magic that has no limits, and amazes us game by game.

"Messi plays for Barcelona but he belongs to us all. He will go down in history as the best player of all time and will form part of the collective memory of fans from all over the world.”

(Lluis Mascaró, Sport, January 2009.)  

And this:

“The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at the Parthion, the Collosus of Rhodes, the Temple of Artimis, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the Mausoleum of Maussollos and the Great Pyramid. They are the seven wonders of the ancient world…

"Today, UNESCO is in charge of preserving the cultural heritage of those sites that exist on earth. The Great Pyramid is the only one left, although there is a more modern list which includes the Great Wall of China and the Eiffel Tower, along with the Kremlin, the Statue of Liberty and the Alhambra in Granada.

"It’s time UNESCO included Ronaldinho in its world heritage list. Ronaldinho turns football into art. His magic is endless and he has the special gift of being able to convert something as banal as kicking a ball into a work of art… Ronaldinho is on course to be the best player of all time.”

(Lluis Mascaró, Sport, November 2006.)

Oh, and don’t forget to complete the Super Spot the Difference tiebreaker too:

What’s the difference between this:

“I don’t know him [Nanín]” - Ramón Calderón

And these two photos taken outside a private party held at Pacha two nights later:

Answers on a postcard please to the usual address:

Super Spot the Difference Competition,
(The “Oh dear Leo, stop having your picture taken, and keep your gob shut Ramón” edition),
Grown Up La Liga Loca,
Shooting Fish in a Barrel Department,
That bin outside VIPs,

*No, there isn’t.

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