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Petr Čech is one of my favorite players, and Duncan White’s profile of him in the Telegraph today is a really good read. But the headline writer didn’t do it any favors by appending it to this unwittingly incongruous comparison:
Although come to think of it, I’ve known fathers who wouldn’t see any incongruity here at all. Maybe the headline writer has a two-year-old?
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by Brian Phillips · December 7, 2008[contact-form 5 'Email form']