Manchester United man kissing badge again

14 01 2014


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Barca man kisses Man United’s badge

13 01 2014


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He may not love Manchester United, but he loves England

10 01 2014


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From Arsenal badge kisser to Manchester United captain

26 07 2013


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Manchester United man is a serial badge kisser

18 03 2013


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Evertonian loves United’s badge

19 06 2012

When he was a teenager, Wayne Rooney revealed a t-shirt which said “once a blue, always a blue” after scoring in the Youth Cup final.

“Running out there at Goodison Park to Z-cars playing in the background is one of the best feelings of my life,” he said after becoming a regular for the first team. “It’s what I always wanted to do.”

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Nani staying put

17 06 2012

Nani put Manchester United 1-0 up against Chelsea in the 2009 Community Shield and celebrated by kissing the badge.

The Portuguese winger has spent five years at Manchester United and after being linked with a move away from the club but seems keen to stay put.

“It is a great success for any player to be at Manchester United,” he said. “I have always said it and I do not regret it: my aim is to be the best in the world and playing at a club like United, I can achieve it. I do not see the Euros as a chance to prove what I can do for United. And even less so because Ferguson knows me perfectly – and that is why I am at United. Recognition for Portugal has nothing to do with Manchester United. My future? I have a contract with Manchester United and I am relaxed.”

Video – Evra kisses badge in front of the Kop

9 06 2012

Badge kisser bites the dust – Ruud retires

14 05 2012

Former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker, Ruud van Nistelrooy, has today announced his retirement from football.

The Dutch striker boasts an impressive 347 goals from 589 games in his club career as well 35 goals in 70 games for his country.

Ronaldo with a one off

24 03 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo spent six years at Manchester United but it was always clear his end goal was to move to Real Madrid. He was constantly linked with moves away from England, particularly in his last season, but he was always quick to deny it.

“I am happy at the club and I want to stay here,” he said in January 2009. “I feel at home here and I feel very happy here.”

Six months later he was kissing Real Madrid’s badge after being unveiled as their player at the Bernabeu…

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From red to blue – Welcome to Manchester, Carlos

21 03 2012

Carlos Tevez won two Premier League titles, the Champions League, the Carling Cup and the FIFA World Club Cup in his two years at Manchester United.

“I cannot ever imagine leaving Manchester United,” he said. “I am in the perfect situation. My relationship with the club is perfect. Patrice Evra is my closest friend but the feeling I get from all the players is something I’ve not experienced before. I want to get the contract sorted and play for United for the rest of my career.”

But then he signed for local rivals, Manchester City…

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Super Dan with a super smooch

19 03 2012

Danny Welbeck grew up playing football with the older boys who lived on his street, including Wes Brown…

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Bardsley puts his scarf on the sidelines and kisses the badge

17 03 2012

Salford born Phil Bardsley joined Manchester United’s academy when he was 8-years-old. Before leaving Old Trafford in 2008, after 15 years, he was the only player in the first team squad who had progressed through all the levels of the academy.

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Kissed the badge and made them cry – Smith’s cross-Pennine betrayal

7 03 2012

Alan Smith is a boyhood Leeds United fan and started his career with his local club. He scored against Liverpool on his debut as an 18-year-old and spent six seasons in their first team. When Leeds were relegated at the end of the 2003-2004 season, a tearful Smith was the last to leave the pitch, commiserating with the singing Leeds fans.

Leeds needed the money so he would be sold but where would he go? In an earlier interview he claimed there was only one club he would never play for: Manchester United…

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Serial kisser – Chicharito

30 12 2011

Chicharito kissed the badge after scoring in his first game in England for United against Chelsea in the Community Shield, then almost every game since…

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Kids kissing the badge – Ravel in front of the Kop

31 03 2011

During an FA Youth Cup game at Anfield, Ravel Morrison kissed the badge in front of the Kop after scoring his second in a 3-2 victory. Four players were sent off in this quarter-final match, two from each team.


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