Oct 9, 2013 -- 2:24PM, AyersRock wrote:
not a gooner but wilshere is englands best player and would stroll into the spanish sqaud
Rooney or Sturridge.
Oct 9, 2013 -- 9:30PM, mafeking wrote:
should be born in england, have at least 1 english parent or been educated here for a long time to qualify. he likes of kevin pietersen and mo farah fulfil these conditiosqualifying on residency is a joke really
+1. Farah is British.
Oct 10, 2013 -- 7:16PM, AyersRock wrote:
A lot more if Farah had chosen to represent his homeland rather than his adopted country.He has an identical twin brother who lives in Somalia, they both sprang from the same fountain of love, pretty strange how one is Somalian and the other one is British.
Hmm. Nothing strange about it.
Oct 10, 2013 -- 6:37PM, AyersRock wrote:
I always thought posting laugh emoticons depicted the opposite of twisted knickers, sorry if I've upset you and your mate Pepwilshere came through the academy, much like gerrard at liverpool who is a top player especially during his peak years, there was never much mention of him joining a top foreign club, clubs dont bother knowing there's not much point in trying to convince someone to leave their boyhood idols, take Buffon for example, could have easily left when Juve were relrgated and gone to play for some champions league club, stayed true to 'his' club. Which reminds me how pointless it was was barca trying to get fabregas. That was probably a smokescreen to show moyes was doing something.I repeat for the hard of hearing - mo farah is not British - he is a Somalian born nationalise Brit, its ridiculous for Brits to claim him - there is a reason why Africans dominate long distance running, it's largely down to genetics, he's ancestry is East African - I assure you if he has one parent who was 100% English, he wouldn;t be any good competing against these Kenyans. Genetics play a huge role in the success of some Athletes in some particular disciplines - why has there ever only been 1 single white man run sub 10 seconds flat - but god knows how many black men, the credit for his success is largely down to his genes and hard work - whoever would have guided mo farah would have helped him on his way to the top, his PE teacher just happened to be the one.Let's keep it real and stop claiming other people's athletes as our own success story because he moved here when he was 12.That's not to say that sports stars with African heritage all owe their success down to their roots, it all depend on certain factors, the chosen sport being the biggest one, a black man born in England, grows up to play for England after learning his footballing education here and going on to be a top player deserves to play for England, feel English and be called English. It;s a skill based sport, running and being mo farah is a completely different story altogether.
Remind me who would have won gold had Mo Farah not won the 10k at last year's Olympics.
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