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5 crazy things: What’s so funny about Ronaldo in this team photo?

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1) CRISTIANO, WHY ARE YOU DOING THAT? - Ronaldo uses team photo as opportunity to 'elevate' himself further

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We all know that Cristiano Ronaldo is both vain and super competitive.

So it should come as no surprise that he found a cunning way to make himself look better – or taller – than he really is in this team photo, that’s just been picked up on.

A new angle of the Real Madrid picture shows that Ronaldo was standing on his tiptoes to elevate himself. Really!

Already standing at 6ft 1in, Ronaldo really does not need to be doing this, yet he just can't resist making more of himself and 'cheating' in the height stakes. Unbelievable.

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2) NOW, WHAT ARE THESE LADS UP TO? - Bayern stars Dante and Boateng make themselves more 'ripped'

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What is the best thing to do to make yourself look better and stand out in a team photo besides standing on your tiptoes like Ronaldo?

Why, to tug your shirt back and make yourself look more 'ripped' and muscle-bound, of course.

That's exactly what Dante and Jerome Boateng attempted to do at the back of the Bayern Munich team photo ahead of the upcoming season. You've been caught out, chaps!

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3) COLOMBIAN LAWYER TO SUE FIFA - Yes, really - a man wants to take FIFA to court over Colombia's World Cup match with Brazil

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‘Indignant against FIFA’ is suing the organization for $1.3 billion, claiming “negligence and fault” in the arbitration of the game that eliminated Colombia from the World Cup semi-finals.

Lawyer and journalist Aurelio Jimenez Callejas has filed a lawsuit demanding the money in damages.

The lawsuit is directed against FIFA, Spanish referee Velasco Carballo, and President of the Colombian Football Federation, Luis Bedoya, El Tiempo reported.

According to El Universal, the lawsuit claims “clear negligence in arbitration in general, and in particular the wilful misconduct of the referee Velasco Carvalho in the Brazil-Colombia match, and the subsequent approval of that disastrous arbitration by [FIFA president] Joseph Blatter."

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4) WAIT, WHO ARE THESE PITCH INVADERS? - Cows charge onto the pitch to interrupt Peru cup match

We've seen dogs, cats, chickens, and even martens invade matches around the world. Now the cows have had their day.

A Peruvian Cup match held in what appeared to be an overgrown field was interrupted by a herd of cows (and a couple of dogs) passing through.

The players and officials didn't seem too bothered by the intrusion and the cows hung out for a bit before moving on, allowing the match to continue. The cheek of it!

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5) IS THAT REALLY SPIDERMAN ON THE PITCH? - Dortmund's Aubameyang with the best celebration of the season

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Okay, so we may only be in the tentative early stages of the season, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has already clinched the award for the best celebration for a goal after his DFL-Supercup effort.

He celebrated by pulling a Spider-Man mask out of his sock and putting it over his head. Of course. He also did the same thing two years ago in France while playing for Saint-Etienne.

Frankly, who doesn't keep a Spider-Man mask in their sock at all times?

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