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In today’s post

Posted by Yacoob on July 21, 2006

The sky, the mountain, and bathtime at the fountain.

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Previously, on South African TV…

Posted by Yacoob on July 20, 2006

A collection from the days of old…

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“Around the World in Eighty Days”

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Homey don’t play dat!

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(Damon Wayons on In Living Color)

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Frozen in time (part 2)

Posted by Yacoob on July 11, 2006

These aren’t quite as classic as part one, but still worth a look:

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David Beckham is sent off for the 2nd time in his international career (October 2005)

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Gary and Phil Neville (left); Rio and Anton Ferdinand (right).

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Happier times: Van Nistlerooy and Ferguson (left); Saha, along with Rooney and Ronaldo (right)

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Camera flash

Posted by Yacoob on July 11, 2006

Thumbnails would give it away, so you’re gonna have to click the links :)

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With Flash

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Frozen in time (part 1)

Posted by Yacoob on July 11, 2006

Something I love about pictures is how the amazing moments can be captured – time frozen, the moment preserved, all in the image that was taken at exactly the right split-second. Here’s some of the best examples I’ve collected:

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scores the goal that wins United the Champions League.

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After a rough few years of injury, Solskjaer returns to the United side on Boxing Day, 2005. I’m hoping he’ll play a big part of United’s success next season. He’s one of my favourite United players.

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Peter Schmeichel pulls off an amazing save against Tottenham.

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Jonty Rhodes soars to fame in the 1992 World Cup.

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Heroes of yester-year

Posted by Yacoob on July 10, 2006

With the World Cup over, I thought it’d be good to remind you not of today’s stars, but those from previous years.

First up is one of my all-time favourites, Andrei Kanchelskis. One of the reasons I liked United so much back then was their play from the wings, with Giggs and Kanchelskis being the fastest and best dribblers I’ve ever seen.

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Next is one of Italy’s all-time greats, Roberto Baggio. He was their star of the 1994 World Cup. It’s a pity he’s remembered for missing the final penalty, rather than the 5 goals he scored to get Italy to the final, making him joint top scorer with Romario.

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And finally, the best for last….

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