Thursday, April 03, 2008

Sending Up Mascherano (and Rooney !!! )

Kudos to The Guardian reader who came up with this excellent photoshopped version of Liverpool's Javier Mascherano having a few words too many with referee Steve Bennett when the Reds played the Red Devils (Manchester United) at Old Trafford a few weekends ago. Not only does the image perfectly capture the inflated self-importance so many of today's footballers suffer from, it adds the humorous touch of portraying Manchester United's terrifically-talented-yet- beauty-challenged Wayne Rooney as Shrek -- his common moniker among Premiership fans -- to go with Masch's Donkey. A classic bit of imagination.