With his triumphs as a member of the Gunners behind him, incandescently brilliant striker Robin van Persie has begun a new life with a new team at Old Trafford. But that doesn't mean that the Gooners have forgotten about him or his silhouette. And that's not as weird as it sounds.
He earned his last cap in 2005, but Roy Keane's every word regarding Ireland is considered news. But has Keane's solipsistic view on the world of football pushed past the point of usefulness?
Sometimes it feels that the Olympics are less an international event than two hundred simultaneous national events.
As you celebrate your nation's Olympic glory, spare a thought for the French. At time of typing, their eight gold medals and 29 in total leaves them trailing Germany, and they're way behind their cross-channel rivals, who have 25 golds and 54 altogether. In such trying times, one's thoughts inevitably turn to past glories. Luckily for France, they have one of the greatest heroes there has ever been: Asterix.
Fredorrarci won't go into the ways the BBC's coverage of the games is better than NBC's. It wouldn't be fair. Were he to describe how wonderfully, wonderfully wonderful the BBC's service is, it would amount to taunting. And he's not that kind of person. Really he's not.