Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Telepathic soccer with Manchester United
by Samuel Charles, March 28th, 2013 8:17PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england, video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Manchester United’s famed turn-of-the-century strike partners Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke put the club’s current attacking trio of Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez through a repeatedly amusing and occasionally impressive test of chemistry that required blindfolds.

United sponsor Bwin arranged this light-hearted competition following the age-old theme that today’s players just can’t do it the same way the geezers of yesteryear did. The geezers in this case being Yorke and Cole, who are both still 41 years old, and were each born after Brad Friedel.

This video’s titles springs from the "telepathic" understanding Yorke and Cole were said to have with one another. It includes today’s stars training in blindfolds, eerily reminiscent of Luke Skywalker wearing a blast helmet on the Millennium Falcon while honing his lightsaber skills.

Rooney is a good sport throughout. Near the end he even manages to use the force for an impressive blindfolded volley …



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 32] A classic encounter left the LA Galaxy, No. 1 in the Soccer America ...
Guardiola is happy to be back in Rome    
[UCL: Three Games to Watch] Two matches involving former champions, plus Pep Guardiola's return to Roma ...
Klingenberg golazo highlights another easy U.S. win    
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] The USA cruised into the semifinals of the Concacaf Women's Championship with its ...
Concacaf Women's Championship Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Saturday] Trinidad & Tobago beat Guatemala, 2-1, on late goals by Kennya Cordner of the ...
Agudelo trial at Wolves ends    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Juan Agudelo's search for a club continues as English League Championship club Wolves passed ...
MLS clubs in position to outdo Mexican rivals    
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The group stage of the Concacaf Champions League concludes with Week 6 with ...
What They're Saying: India Premier League    
"Heaven has gained a defensive midfielder; apart from the hard tackles and the breaking up of ...
Bielsa sits on cup of coffee    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Not everything is going right for Marseille's coach Marcelo Bielsa, whose ...
U.S. under-14 girls national team roster    
[CARSON CAMP] Head coach April Kater has called up 35 players (with one more to be ...
What They Saying: Emilie Jacquot    
"It is unanimously positive. The FIFA scandal had an excellent impact on our brand awareness." -- ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives