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Dimitar Berbatov, Fulham
Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Fulham v Cardiff City - Craven Cottage
Dimitar Berbatov, Fulham
Colombia's Pablo Armero prior to a 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Peru in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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Colombia's Pablo Armero prior to a 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Peru in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Greece's forward Kostas Mitroglou eyes a ball during a training session in Wroclaw on June 11, 2012, on the eve of the Euro 2012 football championships match against the Czech Republic. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GettyImages
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Greece's forward Kostas Mitroglou eyes a ball during a training session in Wroclaw on June 11, 2012, on the eve of the Euro 2012 football championships match against the Czech Republic. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GettyImages
Tottenham Hotspurs' Lewis Holtby celebrates scoring the third goal during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying, Play-Off, Second Leg at White Hart Lane, London.
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Tottenham Hotspurs' Lewis Holtby celebrates scoring the third goal during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying, Play-Off, Second Leg at White Hart Lane, London.
Manchester United's Wilfried Zaha during his team's testimonial soccer match for Rio Ferdinand against Sevilla at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Friday Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
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Manchester United's Wilfried Zaha during his team's testimonial soccer match for Rio Ferdinand against Sevilla at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Friday Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo celebrates his team's goal during an UEFA Europa League semi-final football match between Fenerbahce and Benfica at Sukru Saracoglu stadium on April 25, 2013 in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO/MIRAMIRA/AFP/Getty Images
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Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo celebrates his team's goal during an UEFA Europa League semi-final football match between Fenerbahce and Benfica at Sukru Saracoglu stadium on April 25, 2013 in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO/MIRAMIRA/AFP/Getty Images
Danish midfielder William Kvist gestures during the Euro 2012 football championships match Denmark vs. Germany, on June 17, 2012 at the Arena Lviv in Lviv. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
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Danish midfielder William Kvist gestures during the Euro 2012 football championships match Denmark vs. Germany, on June 17, 2012 at the Arena Lviv in Lviv. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
Ignacio Scocco of Argentina's Newell's Old Boys, left, vies for the ball with Walter Erviti of Argentina's Boca Juniors, during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rosario, Argentina, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
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Ignacio Scocco of Argentina's Newell's Old Boys, left, vies for the ball with Walter Erviti of Argentina's Boca Juniors, during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rosario, Argentina, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
File photo dated 24/02/2013 of Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye celebrating scoring from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle.
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File photo dated 24/02/2013 of Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye celebrating scoring from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle.
Luuk de Jong, of the Netherlands celebrates with reserve players after he scored a second goal against Russia during a UEFA European U21 Soccer Championship Group A match in Jerusalem, Sunday, June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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Luuk de Jong, of the Netherlands celebrates with reserve players after he scored a second goal against Russia during a UEFA European U21 Soccer Championship Group A match in Jerusalem, Sunday, June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Manchester United's Fabio Da Silva, right, fights for the ball with Kitchee's Xu Deshuai during the friendly match between Manchester United and Kitchee SC in the Hong Kong Stadium, Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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Manchester United's Fabio Da Silva, right, fights for the ball with Kitchee's Xu Deshuai during the friendly match between Manchester United and Kitchee SC in the Hong Kong Stadium, Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones celebrates scoring his hat trick during the Capital One Cup, Second Round match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke.
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Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones celebrates scoring his hat trick during the Capital One Cup, Second Round match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke.
File photo dated 19/01/2013 of West Bromwich's Peter Odemwingie.
Soccer - Peter Odemwingie File Photo
File photo dated 19/01/2013 of West Bromwich's Peter Odemwingie.
Spain's Juan Mata kicks the ball during the soccer Confederations Cup semifinal match between Spain and Italy at Castelao stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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Spain's Juan Mata kicks the ball during the soccer Confederations Cup semifinal match between Spain and Italy at Castelao stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
FC Basel Mohamed Salah, center, celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Maccabi Tel Aviv FC during the Champions League third qualifying round second leg soccer match at the Bloomfield stadium in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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FC Basel Mohamed Salah, center, celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Maccabi Tel Aviv FC during the Champions League third qualifying round second leg soccer match at the Bloomfield stadium in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - Chelsea's Michael Essien (5) while playing Inter Milan during Round 1 of the Guinness International Champions Cup play in Indianapolis, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (Scott Boehm / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - Chelsea's Michael Essien (5) while playing Inter Milan during Round 1 of the Guinness International Champions Cup play in Indianapolis, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (Scott Boehm / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - AC Milan forward Antonio Nocerino (23) moves the ball against the L.A. Galaxy during the Guinness International Champions at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday Aug. 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Scott A. Miller / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - AC Milan forward Antonio Nocerino (23) moves the ball against the L.A. Galaxy during the Guinness International Champions at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday Aug. 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Scott A. Miller / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
File photo dated 24/09/2013 of Kevin De Bruyne.
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File photo dated 24/09/2013 of Kevin De Bruyne.
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR RELEVANT SPORTS - Chelsea Defender Ryan Bertrand (34) dribbles the ball against Roma during a pre-season tour of the U.S, Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Washington DC. (Larry French/AP Images for Relevant Sports)
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR RELEVANT SPORTS - Chelsea Defender Ryan Bertrand (34) dribbles the ball against Roma during a pre-season tour of the U.S, Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Washington DC. (Larry French/AP Images for Relevant Sports)
File photo dated 17/08/2013 of Shane Long, West Bromwich Albion.
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File photo dated 17/08/2013 of Shane Long, West Bromwich Albion.
Nikica Jelavic, Everton
Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Cardiff City v Everton - Cardiff City Stadium
Nikica Jelavic, Everton
Benfica's Nemanja Matic (right) and Chelsea's Nascimento Ramires battle for the ball
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Benfica's Nemanja Matic (right) and Chelsea's Nascimento Ramires battle for the ball
Sweden's John Guidetti vies with Croatia's Eduardo Da Silva (back) during a friendly football match in Zagreb on February 29, 2012. (Photo by Hrvoje Polan/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sweden's John Guidetti vies with Croatia's Eduardo Da Silva (back) during a friendly football match in Zagreb on February 29, 2012. (Photo by Hrvoje Polan/AFP/Getty Images)
Wigan Athletic's Grant Holt celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Oakwell, Barnsley.
Soccer - Sky Bet Championship - Barnsley v Wigan Athletic - Oakwell
Wigan Athletic's Grant Holt celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Oakwell, Barnsley.
Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez (right) and Manchester City's Yaya Toure battle for the ball
Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester City v Newcastle United - Etihad Stadium
Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez (right) and Manchester City's Yaya Toure battle for the ball
Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso (R) vies with Irish midfielder Aiden McGeady during the Euro 2012 championships football match Spain vs Republic of Ireland on June 14, 2012 at the Gdansk Arena. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages
Spanish Midfielder Xabi Alonso (R) Vies AFP/Getty Images
Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso (R) vies with Irish midfielder Aiden McGeady during the Euro 2012 championships football match Spain vs Republic of Ireland on June 14, 2012 at the Gdansk Arena. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages
TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 13: English footballer Jermain Defoe attends a press conference where he was introduced by Toronto FC at Real Sports Bar & Grill on January 13, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jag Gundu/Getty Images)
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TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 13: English footballer Jermain Defoe attends a press conference where he was introduced by Toronto FC at Real Sports Bar & Grill on January 13, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jag Gundu/Getty Images)
DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 24: Robert Lewandowski of Borussia Dortmund celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid at Signal Iduna Park on April 24, 2013 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 24: Robert Lewandowski of Borussia Dortmund celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid at Signal Iduna Park on April 24, 2013 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Croatia's striker Mladen Petric (R) vies with South Korea's midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng (L) during the International friendly football match between South Korea and Croatia at Craven Cottage stadium in London on February 6, 2013 . AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTONIAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images
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Croatia's striker Mladen Petric (R) vies with South Korea's midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng (L) during the International friendly football match between South Korea and Croatia at Craven Cottage stadium in London on February 6, 2013 . AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTONIAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal during their Spanish First Division soccer match against Real Betis at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid April 20, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina/Files
Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal during their Spanish First Division soccer match against Real Betis at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid April 20, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina/Files
Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal during their Spanish First Division soccer match against Real Betis at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid April 20, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina/Files
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (PREMIUM PRICING APPLIES - MINIMUM PRINT/BROADCAST FEE OF GBP 150, ONLINE FEE OF GBP 75 USE OR LOCAL EQUIVALENT) Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United poses in a Manchester United shirt after signing for the club at Aon Training Complex on September 2, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (PREMIUM PRICING APPLIES - MINIMUM PRINT/BROADCAST FEE OF GBP 150, ONLINE FEE OF GBP 75 USE OR LOCAL EQUIVALENT) Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United poses in a Manchester United shirt after signing for the club at Aon Training Complex on September 2, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)
Wigan Athletic's Scottish-born Irish midfielder James McCarthy in action during the English Premier League football match between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United at The DW Stadium in Wigan, north-west England on January 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publicationsPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
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Wigan Athletic's Scottish-born Irish midfielder James McCarthy in action during the English Premier League football match between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United at The DW Stadium in Wigan, north-west England on January 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publicationsPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
File photo dated 18/08/2013 of Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku.
Soccer - Romelu Lukaku File Photo
File photo dated 18/08/2013 of Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku.
Sunderland's Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon (L) vies with Wolverhampton Wanderers' English midfielder David Davis (R) during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Wolverhampton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north-east England on April 14, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Graham Stuart/AFP/Getty Images)
Sunderland's Beninese Midfielder Stephane Sessegnon (L) Vies With Wolverhampton Wanderers' English Midfielder David AFP/Getty Images
Sunderland's Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon (L) vies with Wolverhampton Wanderers' English midfielder David Davis (R) during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Wolverhampton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north-east England on April 14, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Graham Stuart/AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City's English midfielder Gareth Barry (C) celebrates after scoring the second goal during the English FA Cup third round football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
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Manchester City's English midfielder Gareth Barry (C) celebrates after scoring the second goal during the English FA Cup third round football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Cameron Jerome of Stoke City FC celebrates after scoring against FC Dynamo Kiev during UEFA Europa League, Group E football match in Kiev on September 15, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKU/AFP/Getty Images)
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Cameron Jerome of Stoke City FC celebrates after scoring against FC Dynamo Kiev during UEFA Europa League, Group E football match in Kiev on September 15, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKU/AFP/Getty Images)
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
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WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa - Premier League
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo (back) vies with Lazio's Libor Kozak during their UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul on April 4, 2013. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo (back) vies with Lazio's Libor Kozak during their UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul on April 4, 2013. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
Egypt's Mohamed Nagi Gedo celebrates after scoring a second goal against Qatar during a friendly football match in the Qatari capital Doha on December 28, 2012. Egypt won 2-0. AFP PHOTO / AL-WATAN DOHA / KARIM JAAFAR == QATAR OUT == KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images
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Egypt's Mohamed Nagi Gedo celebrates after scoring a second goal against Qatar during a friendly football match in the Qatari capital Doha on December 28, 2012. Egypt won 2-0. AFP PHOTO / AL-WATAN DOHA / KARIM JAAFAR == QATAR OUT == KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images
Andrea Dossena (L) of SSC Napoli fights for a ball with Artem Fedetskiy (R) of FC Dnipro during UEFA Europa League, Group F, football match in Dnipropetrovs on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKYSERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
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Andrea Dossena (L) of SSC Napoli fights for a ball with Artem Fedetskiy (R) of FC Dnipro during UEFA Europa League, Group F, football match in Dnipropetrovs on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKYSERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
Italy's Fabio Borini turns away after scoring his sides second goal during the final of the European U21 Soccer Championship match against Spain in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Italy's Fabio Borini turns away after scoring his sides second goal during the final of the European U21 Soccer Championship match against Spain in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Aston Villa's Scottish midfielder Barry Bannan gestures during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, West Midlands, England on December 21, 2011. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images)
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Aston Villa's Scottish midfielder Barry Bannan gestures during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, West Midlands, England on December 21, 2011. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Benoit Assou-Ekotto of Tottenham Hotspur is marshalled by Guilherme do Prado of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane on May 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton - Premier League
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Benoit Assou-Ekotto of Tottenham Hotspur is marshalled by Guilherme do Prado of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane on May 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
File photo dated 27/04/2013 of Everton's Victor Anichebe.
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File photo dated 27/04/2013 of Everton's Victor Anichebe.
Aston Villa's Irish midfelder Stephen Ireland (L) and Manchester United's Brazilian defender Rafael Da Silva (2L) compete during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on April 15, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images)
Aston Villa's Irish Midfelder Stephen Ireland (L) And Manchester United's Brazilian Defender Rafael Da Silva (2L) AFP/Getty Images
Aston Villa's Irish midfelder Stephen Ireland (L) and Manchester United's Brazilian defender Rafael Da Silva (2L) compete during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on April 15, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Alvaro Vasquez (R) shoots to score against Brazil's Gabriel during their FIFA U20 World Cup football match at the Hernan Ramirez Villegas stadium in Pereira, Risaralda department, Colombia, on August 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Alvaro Vasquez (R) shoots to score against Brazil's Gabriel during their FIFA U20 World Cup football match at the Hernan Ramirez Villegas stadium in Pereira, Risaralda department, Colombia, on August 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Alvaro Vasquez (R) shoots to score against Brazil's Gabriel during their FIFA U20 World Cup football match at the Hernan Ramirez Villegas stadium in Pereira, Risaralda department, Colombia, on August 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Chelsea's Victor Moses (R) vies with Brentford's Tom Adeyemi during the fourth round replay English FA Cup football match between Chelsea and Brentford at Stamford Bridge in London on February 17, 2013. Chelsea won 4-0. AFP PHOTO/OLLY GREENWOOD - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.OLLY GREENWOOD/AFP/Getty Images
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Chelsea's Victor Moses (R) vies with Brentford's Tom Adeyemi during the fourth round replay English FA Cup football match between Chelsea and Brentford at Stamford Bridge in London on February 17, 2013. Chelsea won 4-0. AFP PHOTO/OLLY GREENWOOD - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.OLLY GREENWOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Marseille's french midfielder Morgan Amalfitano celebrates after the UEFA Champions League group F second-leg match Borussia Dortmund vs Olympique de Marseille at the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, western Germany on December 6, 2011. Marseille won the match 2-3. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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Marseille's french midfielder Morgan Amalfitano celebrates after the UEFA Champions League group F second-leg match Borussia Dortmund vs Olympique de Marseille at the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, western Germany on December 6, 2011. Marseille won the match 2-3. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale strikes a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match at White Hart Lane, London.
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Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale strikes a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match at White Hart Lane, London.
Bremen's Marko Arnautovic reacts after the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between SC Freiburg and Werder Bremen in Freiburg, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Bremen won 2-1. (AP Photo/dapd,Michael Kienzler)
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Bremen's Marko Arnautovic reacts after the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between SC Freiburg and Werder Bremen in Freiburg, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Bremen won 2-1. (AP Photo/dapd,Michael Kienzler)
Portugal's Tiago Ilori before the Under-20 World Cup Group B soccer match between Portugal and Cuba in Kayseri, Turkey, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
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Portugal's Tiago Ilori before the Under-20 World Cup Group B soccer match between Portugal and Cuba in Kayseri, Turkey, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
Real Madrid's Kaka celebrates his goal against Real Valladolid during their Spanish first division soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid May 4, 2013. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Real Madrid's Kaka celebrates his goal against Real Valladolid during their Spanish first division soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid May 4, 2013. REUTERS/Susana Vera
FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY Additional licence required for any commercial/promotional use or use on TV or internet (except identical online version of newspaper) of Premier League/Football League photos. Tel DataCo +44 207 2981656. Do not alter/modify photo. Captain of Paris Saint-Germain Mamadou Sakho reacts during the match against New York Red Bulls during their Emirates Cup football match at Emirates Stadium in London, on July 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTON (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY Additional licence required for any commercial/promotional use or use on TV or internet (except identical online version of newspaper) of Premier League/Football League photos. Tel DataCo +44 207 2981656. Do not alter/modify photo. Captain of Paris Saint-Germain Mamadou Sakho reacts during the match against New York Red Bulls during their Emirates Cup football match at Emirates Stadium in London, on July 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTON (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Martin Demichelis of Argentina waves during his presentation at the Vicente Calderon stadium after signing for Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Friday, July 12, 2013. The 32-year-old Demichelis, an Argentine international, who spent the past two and a half seasons with Malaga, has signed a one-year contract with Atletico. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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Martin Demichelis of Argentina waves during his presentation at the Vicente Calderon stadium after signing for Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Friday, July 12, 2013. The 32-year-old Demichelis, an Argentine international, who spent the past two and a half seasons with Malaga, has signed a one-year contract with Atletico. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Ajax Amsterdam player Christian Eriksen reacts after scoring the 4-0 goal during the Dutch Eredivisie football match against Heracles Almelo in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on April 7, 2013. Ajax Amsterdam won 4-0. AFP PHOTO / ANP / OLAF KRAAK netherlands outOLAF KRAAK/AFP/Getty Images
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Ajax Amsterdam player Christian Eriksen reacts after scoring the 4-0 goal during the Dutch Eredivisie football match against Heracles Almelo in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on April 7, 2013. Ajax Amsterdam won 4-0. AFP PHOTO / ANP / OLAF KRAAK netherlands outOLAF KRAAK/AFP/Getty Images
Rennes' French defender Kevin Theophile Catherine controls the ball during the French L1 football match Rennes against Ajaccio on April 29, 2012 at the route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France. AFP PHOTO DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
Rennes' French Defender Kevin Theophile Catherine Controls AFP/Getty Images
Rennes' French defender Kevin Theophile Catherine controls the ball during the French L1 football match Rennes against Ajaccio on April 29, 2012 at the route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France. AFP PHOTO DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
Vlad Chiriches (L) of Steaua Bucharest celebrates scoring with his teammates during the UEFA Europa League Group E football match FC Steaua Bucaresti vs Molde FK in Bucharest, Romania on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCUDANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images
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Vlad Chiriches (L) of Steaua Bucharest celebrates scoring with his teammates during the UEFA Europa League Group E football match FC Steaua Bucaresti vs Molde FK in Bucharest, Romania on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCUDANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images
Samuel Eto'o of FC Anzhi Makhachkala gestures during an UEFA Europe League group A football match between his team and BSC Young Boys in Moscow on October 4, 2012. AFP PHOTO/KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GettyImages
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Samuel Eto'o of FC Anzhi Makhachkala gestures during an UEFA Europe League group A football match between his team and BSC Young Boys in Moscow on October 4, 2012. AFP PHOTO/KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GettyImages
AC Milan's French midfielder Mathieu Flamini (L) celebrates after scoring against Bari during their Italian Serie A football match at Bari's stadium on November 7, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
AC Milan's French midfielder Mathieu Fla
AC Milan's French midfielder Mathieu Flamini (L) celebrates after scoring against Bari during their Italian Serie A football match at Bari's stadium on November 7, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 22: Erik Lamela #8 of A.C. Roma scores a goal against Zaglebie Lubin during the first half of a international friendly match on July 22, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JULY 22: Erik Lamela #8 of A.C. Roma scores a goal against Zaglebie Lubin during the first half of a international friendly match on July 22, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

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