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July 13, 2006

Zidane Dependz On Zee Eyez Of Zee Beholder

Our boy sure does get around! But how is he viewed around the world? Well...

If you were German, you saw this:

If you are French, you swear that this is what happened:

The Italians had a different view:

The Americans saw:

Meanwhile in Hong Kong:

I'll give the last word to Susanna, who quotes Leno as saying

"That was the closest any Frenchman in uniform has come to actual combat in 40 years."


(These gifs were all sent to me in an email; I have no idea who made them, but I salute you!)

Posted by Mr. Bingley at July 13, 2006 05:55 PM


Outfreakin'standing! That was hilarious!

Posted by: That 1 Guy at July 13, 2006 06:58 PM

I've been sitting here watching them over and over and over again. Too funny.

Methinks the American version of the French Foreign Legionnaire is the best. Then again the Italian version of the Zidane torpedo is excellent. But the French "meh, e run into zee lamppost" is priceless.

Posted by: Susanna at July 13, 2006 07:04 PM

Dayum...I thought I was gonna wet my pants from laughing so hard!

Posted by: zonker at July 13, 2006 07:07 PM

And, in Cuba, they saw this…

Posted by: Gunslinger at July 13, 2006 07:16 PM



(one day, I'll learn HTML. I'll probably figure out quantum physics first, though.)

Posted by: Gunslinger at July 13, 2006 07:18 PM

This is fabulous! I needed a smile.

Posted by: Nightfly at July 13, 2006 09:37 PM


Definitely not what I expected from a veteran player... boneheaded no matter how you look at t.

Posted by: GaMongrel at July 13, 2006 09:56 PM

That's so funny!

Posted by: Carola at July 14, 2006 10:07 AM