As Euro 2008 kicks off, a bar in Austria has a deal no self-respecting drunk would pass up - free drinks for every red card given out.
REUTERS SOCCER BLOG serves up news that a pub in the Alpine town of Salzburg will bring out the brews at no charge whenever the refs flash their little bright cards to those naughty boys on the pitch.
Seems like a perfect promotional opportunity for Killian’s Red - or Red Stripe. But it’s a shame that Zinedine Zidane has already hung up his cleats. Maybe he could be talked into a comeback. It could make for a great final chapter in his upcoming book - if it doesn’t get stolen again.
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Zinedine Zidane retired after the World Cup at a tender 34, so it comes as no surprise that he’s now considering a comeback, thanks in part to a pitch from French sports mag L’EQUIPE.
Zidane in a Saturday interview told the publication: “I have no goal but coming back into football, I would like that.”
Based on his additional comments, it appears that driving Zidane in his possible comeback bid is lessening the effect his infamous headbutt in France’s 2006 World Cup final loss will have on his legacy. He revealed that the main reason he now doesn’t do interviews - and essentially has been hiding out from the public - are the non-stop questions about his attack on Marco Materazzi.