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Through the Magpie Eye: Footballers and Cars

Published: Thu Mar 08 2018

“How come footballers are always stood next to cars?”

This perplexing question was recently asked by OP boss-man Steve Sanderson, leading us down a cybernetic rabbit hole in search of the answer.

We’ve still got no idea why the world's finest ball-booters are often crouched near the wheel arches of shiny automobiles, but we did stumble upon a few standout images.

First person to correctly identify all players and their cars gets a mystery prize.