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Robinho’s Dream: To Win The Cash With Chelsea

by | 20th, August 2008

ROBINHO, one of the myriad Brazilian attacking footballers whose names being in a “R”, has been the object of transfer speculation between Real Madrid (ten times winners of the European Cup) and Chelsea (identity under offer).

And the Sun headline: “Madrid have killed the dream.”

That’s right. Robinho’s dream was to play for Chelsea. Really.

When another South American called Osvaldo Ardiles had a dream we were invited to appreciate its comic charms, with little Ossie popping up to tell us how his dream was to win the “Kupp forr Totting-ham”.
We knew that Ossie didn’t grow up in Argentina kicking a ball in his replica Bobby Smith shirt, greasing his hair into a Cyril Knowles up and over and prising the “Yiddos” in his local cathedral.

Now we

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