OFF THE BALL

Does Becali dream of electric sheep?

January 11, 2012
Off the Ball never rests in its mission to scratch around the underbelly of professional football to find the most bizarre, humorous and inexplicable stories.

This week, Steve McManaman recalled El Centenariazo when all of Spain laughed at Real Madrid, Santos president Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro revealed he had to axe Santos' women's and futsal teams to afford to keep Neymar, madcap Steaua Bucharest owner Gigi Becali hopes thousands of sheep will soothe his fury and Samir Nasri gets ...

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