Former Manchester United striker kissing the badge in Germany

20 12 2012


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Arsenal’s new signing kissing Cologne’s badge

17 08 2012

Lucas Podolski joined his local team, Cologne, when he was 10-years-old. He broke in to the first team when he was 18-years-old and after some good performances and becoming part of the German national team, Bayern Munich became interested.

After failing to make an impression with the German giants, Podolski returned to his boyhood team. He spent a further three years there.

“I still have two years left to run on my deal and my ambition is to see it out,” he said. “I have strong opinions on Wolfgang Overath. He lives and breathes the club, day and night. He is doing everything he can for this club and he is my idol.”

However, 10 months later he announced he had agreed to move to Arsenal. The press reported that the North London club had doubled his salary to €7 million per year.

Rolls Reus puts his foot on the accelerator and lips on the badge

22 06 2012

Marco Reus kissed the Germany badge after scoring against Greece in the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 to help book their place in the semi-final against Italy.

“As far as I’m concerned, we are the team to beat,” he said. “I hear the English have a new nickname for me. Rolls Reus, eh? You can’t influence that. That’s what the English are like. So I will just try to put my foot on the accelerator and score some goals.”

Captain kisses… six months before leaving

24 04 2012

Standard Liege’s captain, Igor De Camargo, kissed his jersey after scoring against Olympiakos during their UEFA Champions League game.

Six months later he announced he would be leaving them at the end of the season Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Barrios’ badge kissing

19 04 2012

Eighteen months in to Borussia Dortmund career, Lucas Barrios kissed his club’s badge after scoring against VfL Wolfsburg.

Derdiyok badge kissing a year after signing

10 04 2012

A year in to his Bayer Leverkusen career, Eren Derdiyok kissed the badge after scoring against SV Werder Bremen.

No love lost for Sidney Sam

8 04 2012

Sidney Sam joined Hamburger SV when he was 16-years-old and spent six years at the club before being sold to Bayer Leverkusen…

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