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Man Utd & Chelsea Reportedly Battle Each Other With Online Video Games

0,,2006560929,00 Man Utd & Chelsea Reportedly Battle Each Other With Online Video Games
After Cristiano Ronaldo scored Man United’s third goal in the Manchester derby today, you may have noticed that he got into a pose with Rio Ferdinand and pretended to hold rocket launchers. This isn’t the first time it’s happened either.

So why the pose? Well, according to The Sun newspaper, the pose is a tribute to the video game SOCOM US Navy Seals.

What’s more interesting however is that Chelsea stars supposedly play the game against United players online. Read the story at The Sun here.

Frank Lampard and John Terry have supposedly played the game.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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2 Responses to Man Utd & Chelsea Reportedly Battle Each Other With Online Video Games

  1. Yannick says:

    LOL Nice. I always wondered what that celebration was all about. Interesting that they play against each other in the game. I can only imagine the trash talk that goes on and probably even the chatter during the matches Chelsea play against United.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I thought this story was funny. We sort of elevate these guys into these mythical figures, when in reality they are just normal 20-something year olds. Well…20 something year olds making 100,000 quid a week.

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