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Ekoj has invaded footytube again and is liking everything in our page!
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There is no Ekoj...it's just a small glitch....lol
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Can someone explain who is this satanic monster "Ekoj" ? Sorry I don't get it.
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Wait what?
Ekoj was a dude who basically disliked all things Barcelona and created a massive amount of footytube accounts to like his own and other people's anti-Barça posts. He went as far as to create fake accounts imitating others to ridicule (notice the -cule) them. He's been recently banned into oblivion. But everyone knows Footytube's Oblivion is as easy to escape from as escaping from an obese man chasing you. So he's probably creepily watching over your shoulder now.

Also: he eats puppies.
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Also: he punches babies
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lol, if he really has close to 30 accounts then that's crazy hahaha
lol sigh
http://www.fcbarcelona.com/football/first-team/detail/article/messi-amb-una-sobrecarrega-i-munir-amb-una-contusio

sorry to ruing the day then...
\/
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This actually might be a good thing. There's a two week break due to international games and hopefully now Tata doesn't call Messi.
Well that turned out to be a good day xD
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That game was keeping me very stressed. OMG!!! Couldn't agree more though

With our win and Real's loss... we look great :D
Have you seen DaGaza's comment got more than 100s likes??
Apparently there are so many security wholes out there that make it easy for Ekoj and friends to have fun.Let's hope FT management will fix the problem, otherwise we all are in danger.
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On what page? lol I wanna see this
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He liked your comment too :p
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@teja Lol no offense but there's only one page people here talk about.
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@Teja...check RM page.You will notice the number of likes right away.
@SA...yeah,they have been here.

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I found the glitch....hahaha
I wanna sell it, anyone interested??? lol
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I bid €0.50 Blackstyle :P
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^I can't even buy a beer with that man...lol
I better sell my likes then...haha
Don't forget you own me $3 now !! lol


My "Likes" Menu:

5 likes=3 $
10 likes=5$

i found it too. makes sense really
Am I missing something here? :-/
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@LTM...Nothing serious LTM....there is a lil glitch on FT...look at the number of likes I got and you will see what I am saying...

@Danny...Go away,don't ruin my business...lol
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Anyone wanna explain the glitch to me? Ekoj
I guess you need to have word ' DaGaza ' somewhere in your post to activate this glitch called Ekoj .
'Dagaza'..just checking.;)
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i'm a genius

https://contradictingharmony.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/genius-me.gif
Will Madrid regret di maria and Alonso's departure? Perez sold makelele (for demanding a raise), bought beckham and killed the team. Let's see if history repeats itself.
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I will be very happy person if that happened..
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Mt,

Yeah, Alonsos return from injury last season that ended in the CL and Copa trophy really was piss poor...
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Florentino Perez did provide Angel di Maria with an offer. Apparently di Maria wanted a better contract upgrade and decided to leave once Perez said his demands weren't fair.

Xabi Alonso left on his own accord. Carlo Ancelotti himself was a bit surprised by it. Perhaps Alonso wanted to experience something new.
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Alonso's form has been piss poor the last 8 months.

I trust Perez on the Di Maria situation. It obviously wasn't an issue about form or quality.

Plus, to be fair, expand the window on the last few players that were sold and turned out to be the perfect decision (Ozil, Kaka, etc.).
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Di maria>> hamez lol stipid deal he was key for madrid last season lol
Why is everyone associating Angel di Maria's departure to James Rodriguez's signing?
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LooooL Alonso was poor during the first half of last season once he returned from injury he was the major reason of Madrid being rock solid at back .
Asasiyun: I think you place a lot of faith in Perez and the way he deals with players. Players usually look at other players and based on each other's performance demand wages comparable with each other. Angel di maria was arguably Madrid's 2nd best player last year. Bale got the goal in the UCL final but di maria was the star of the game for Madrid. He produced stellar performances time and again for Madrid all year. Bale disappeared vs atleti and barca and apart from cr7, Adm was the one performing. Based on this, Adm was right to demand a fat payrise which players equate with the club valuing them and giving them bragging rights.

Perez operates at a different level though. IMO he values a player's marketing potential more than performance. Di maria is not a very marketable guy. You remember the rumor that Madrid didn't pursue ronaldinho because he was too ugly for Madrid? So this idea that you've been promoting that Adm was asking for a pay hike which was unreasonable is unfair. James is supposedly being paid €6m per year. Madrid has claimed that they offered Adm €6m while adm's father claims they offered him only 5m. So why should Adm play for the same salary that james is making even though james is literally an unproven player? Who sounds unreasonable in this deal?

Why makelele comparison is ideal here? Makelele left because he wanted to be compensated like the other stars in the team. He was the guy who held the galactico team together but again, he wasn't selling enough jerseys for Perez.
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Also I don't know why you think players don't mind the club signing other players who play in their position? Adm plays in exact same areas as james. You were floating this theory that james will be used as a fwd which is possible but not realistic at all. Once Madrid didn't give him a reasonable pay hike and then signed james, it was a signal to Adm.
Franky, it appears you need me to clear things up again.

I don't place faith in Florentino Perez when it comes to dealing with players. My opinion on Perez is complicated. I don't want to go too much into that.

Angel di Maria was very influential last season, but some people are forgetting the time and effort he needed to find his place on the first 11. It wasn't until the second half of last season, when Carlo Ancelotti converted him into a LCM, that he actually started consistently putting in good performances.

This is not to say he doesn't deserve to ask for a raise, but this doesn't mean his demands should be met either. You see, apart from Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid's high-valued players earn around €7-7.5 million. This includes club captain, Iker Casillas. I don't even think Sergio Ramos makes that much to be honest.

The reason why you'd be hard-pressed to find a player on the squad who earns more than €7.5 million a season is also due to Ronaldo's ridiculous salary and the tax laws in Spain (I don't really have the motivation nor interest to delve into this topic).

I don't believe James Rodriguez deserves €6 million a season yet. Why would I? I wasn't even encouraging his transfer. I think it was wrong of Perez to sign his services let alone offer him such a contract. But just imagine what would happen if all of the players used James as a reference - it just wouldn't work.

I don't know exactly what di Maria's father said nor am I obliged to take his word as the truth. All I know is that di Maria asked for €8-9 million (I certainly hope he didn't ask for more) and Perez wasn't willing to meet those demands.

Furthermore, di Maria had his contract upgraded only 2 seasons ago to keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2018. I don't find it entirely appropriate to ask for another upgrade after just 2 years and with 3 years remaining on your contract. Perez usually waits until the player is in the last 2 years of his contract (e.g. Karim Benzema).

The implications of my second response was that it was unreasonable to think that di Maria left because James Rodriguez was signed. Di Maria was contemplating a move long before the World Cup even.

Di Maria does not play in the same position as James. Di Maria would've been used as a LCM whereas James is likely to be used in more advanced positions. James featured in a more offensive role today against Real Sociedad. Isco played in a role similar to that of di Maria.

I'm not blaming di Maria for leaving nor am I blaming him for asking for a raise. I'm not blaming Perez for not meeting di Maria's demands either though (€8-9 million is too much).

I simply think it's important to make sure those who care know what really took place so that they aren't mislead into believing the usual, inaccurate stereotypes associated with Real Madrid and Florentino Perez.
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Id have given it to di maria. Its simple opportunity cost. But i also wouldnt have signed james. So in the end id have saved roughly....a boat load.


However i would have made the contract private so the other players dont ask for more. Or maybe bargained for 7mill a year.

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Asasiyun: The €6m figure is from real Madrid. They said that they offered Adm 6m while adm's father is claiming they offered only 5m. I'm not sure why you think upgrading a contract after 2 sessions is a bad thing. Ronaldo and Messi upgrade their contract almost every year. Adm is not in the same league as those two but still. It isn't uncommon for players to ask for more money after a stellar season especially when the club is looking to spend money on vanity signings.

I'm not sure why you keep saying james doesn't play in the same position as Adm. Di maria is by no means a defensive player. Putting him at LCM was a way to keep him behind Madrid's strike force to create chances as well as use adm's pressing in case the ball was lost. However you want to put it, di maria was part of midfield trio of DM, cm and him. James is also the other player apart from DM and cm in the same midfield. James could move to the wing but I don't see that happening unless bale or cr7 are injured. So for all practical purposes, james is a competitor for the position that Adm occupies. I don't believe your idea that james was bought to partner Benz up front.

Adm has already made it clear that he wanted a better contract. He didn't leave because of james but james' signing was the final nail in the coffin. It's simple math. If you're willing to pay €6m to some 4 match sensation, then why aren't you willing to pay more for someone who played a big part in bringing the much awaited 10th trophy to Madrid?

You, like many other sensible Madrid fans, didn't want to break the team rhythm by taking out Adm and installing a new player. But that's exactly my point. Perez doesn't think like that. He operates the club on a cash flow basis. If di Maria's marketing potential had gone up after LA decima, perez would be willing to give him more money. The reason why james got his package because he's the flavor of the month.

I've seen this drama unfold before. Forget, the fans, when makelele was let go the players were pisssed off. That's why I asked the question- is this going to create disharmony at Madrid?

Alonso's departure is no one's fault. But he leaves a massive hole in front of your defense. Kroos is not a defender and he doesn't think like one. Illara is the player closest to alonso's attitude and mindset. Not even khedira is going to break up attacks the way Alonso did. I would have been very very fearful of Madrid if they had splashed the cash of a player like pogba. Anyway, it remains to be seen how Carlo responds to the new order in the team.
Cuenca just scored a 94th min pk for depo and tied the game 2-2
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Forget di maria, real Madrid are now wondering why they let canales go and got james?
Well Yousif must feel pretty dumb now praising both Ramos and Pepe like that. The grass always looks greener on the other side my friend ;).
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Mate what's wrong with you ? Why the hell you can't see pique's mistake in that 4 goals conceded by Madrid ?
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@ronaldo9, is this a joke ? Lack of footballing knowledge from Sanchez ? & then you went on to write an essay on how good Dani Alves is , I regard Alves as club legend but any fan with little bit of knowledge will be able to see that Alves form is on a free fall from last 2 seasons or so . I'm pretty sure you biasness towards Ramos is because of his six packs & builder body which piqué dont posses .

As for arsenal forum , it must be you who should get transfer to that forum because lately idiots like you have turned that forum into hell , just like you keep on whining about pique they do it for giroud .

P.s , start bashing messi because he don't have builder body
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No I don't feel stupid one bit. Ramos and Pepe were the only two defending Ramos was all over the pitch, actually the best defender in the match. Their problem today was no Di Maria or any of the forwards coming back in defense. They found themselves often outnumbered in their own box. Maybe we should sell you to the Arsenal forum, but then again I wouldn't want them to be insulted by lack of footballing knowledge, and false praise of a s**t defender like Pique..
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Del Bosque agrees with me. Of course I play football why on Earth do you think I follow it? By your logic this is pique's club im guessing? I support this club therefore I spot the the problem which is the worst CB in world football. A 31 year old Mathieu can jog faster than piques top sprint speed. Pique belongs behind a desk crunching numbers.

I know what it takes to be a defender as I have played a right back for 5 years. Pique has no concentration at all he just goes out and jokes around. No wonder why Puyol always had to yell at him and tell him to shut the hell up and focus in training. Why do you think Puyol called Bartra the future of the CB position an not Pique? he knows Pique isn't capable. His height is the only thing he has going for him, but at 6'5 he can't win a header against midgets..
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oh so you know del bosque? good buddies? he agrees with you??. if you were to just look for barely a minute you would find articles like this one:

http://www.insidespanishfootball.com/123040/pique-i-told-del-bosque-to-leave-me-out-this-time/

http://www.marca.com/2014/08/29/futbol/seleccion/1409315166.html

But you know you're a way more reliable source cuz you probably know del bosque better right? been pals since childhood and s**t? lol youre only making me laugh even more man please keep replying

EDIT: if you cant understand the second one it says he didnt choose pique because he wasnt fully recovered from a hip discomfort from the world cup and that he talked to him before making the list. but again Ya'know this is Marca.. only the biggest football magazine in spain...but YOU porbably know better right man?
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Dude Nobody agrees with you on this man...you have to be fair pique has had bad games before but this one is not one of them youre probably biased because you dont like pique in general but if you had as you said ANY knowledge in playing football you'd know that today pique had a great game.

Do you even play football at all?

It also pisses me off because I have been a defender my whole life and its hard to keep consistency but today he had an excellent game closing down plays when he needed and making great passes going forward. The few times Villareal came close to the goal was when the Midfield doesnt come back and help defend and to educate you alittle bit YES they have to come back and help and you can see dangerous balls always came from midfield which defenders have to take blame for.

if you hate him so much why do you support his club??
Stop Making yourself look more like a fool and stay quiet
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Hahaha I guess you should transfer all of us to the Arsenal forum since we all disagree with you. And are you serious? Ramos was the best defender? What the f**k do you watch? Watch the highlights and look at all the goals. At least 2 of them were Ramos' fault.

You play too much fifa that's why you think speed is everything for a defender. I guess Hummels, Mert, Kompany are all lightning fast.
I'm not gonna get involved here, but I just want to say Kompany actually IS very fast :P Hummels and especially Mertesacker are not. Piqué isn't slow either once he's hitting his top speed, but he's kid of immobile, as most 1m90 players are.
@Jeroen, I never knew that haha. I knew he was faster than Hummels but I have never seen him run with speed. But I will take your word for it.
Kompany is such a beast
I my mistake to took casillas as my df goal keeper,when will next window open?t's
BTW Di Natale scored another brace today , Udinese are benefiting great time from his decisions of postponing his retirement .

& Ibra scored a hatrick , wasn't he injured ? will be great to see him back at camp nou and getting owed by Messi ;)
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Di Natale.
7 goals over the past two games.
Scored EVERY goal for his club thus far.
Best ever.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=az1hgygogS4

Two excellent assists to Di Natale. :)
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