Sports Tweets Of The Week: Dale Steyn The Footballer

In this edition of sports tweets of the Week, we compile the best tweets of the week spread across different sports.

Dale Steyn: The Bangladesh diaries

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Dale Steyn broke security curfew to enjoy a game of football in Bangladesh

” Is it a bird…. Is it a plane…. It’s Dale Steyn!” Fast and furious pace is a hallmark of Dale Steyn’s bowling. Whether it is breaking stumps,helmets, human bones or dangerous partnerships, Steyn does it all. In the recent South African tour of Bangladesh, Steyn broke curfew to meet a few special people. However, much to the surprise of many, the Protean quickie was found playing street football with a few Bangladeshi youths.

The photo and the tweet below tell a distinct story.

Roma players denied entry into Indonesia

Pre-season friendlies are what most players look forward to. The first match of the season, the first time training after vacations. However, Seydou Doumbia, Gervinho, Adem Ljajic, Antonio Sanabria and Victor Ibarbo were in for a rude shock. These five players were denied entry into Indonesia for unknown reasons. Travelling from Australia, Roma were scheduled to complete their pre-season tour in Indonesia. In spite of the setback, Roma will play their matches in Indonesia.

Steve Bruce: The Man, The Legend

If Sir Alex has one person to thank for the change in fortunes in the early 90’s, it is Steve Bruce. Although the former centre back could not help Hull City secure their status in the top flight of English football, Bruce boasts of a fantastic player history. Rock solid as a defender, Bruce and Gary Pallister conjured up one of English football’s finest defensive pairings.

This week, Sports Rediscovered takes the opportunity not only to highlight the legend of Steve Bruce, but also to pay tribute. To pay tribute to the man who coined the word ‘Fergie Time’ all those years ago.

The Best Ever

Eric Cantona, Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, David Beckham… and the list goes on. But, when the question presents itself, there is certainly more than one answer to it. The tweet below depicts some of the best ever products of the Premier League. Who is the best ever according to you.

Please leave your answer in the comments section below.

Afghan cricket on the ascendency

After making it to the upcoming T20 Cricket World Cup in India, the Afghan players can be mighty proud of themselves. A war ravaged nation finally has something to cheer for. The win against Oman in the qualifiers epitomised the fact that Afghan cricket has overcome in its darkest years.

Rise Mr. Chris Rogers

The current Ashes Test series has already seen its share of casualties. A magical spell from James Anderson saw Chris Rogers struck on the head. The highlight of the incident however was a BBC photograph of the 37 year old carrying a cannister of liquid refreshments off the Lords turf.

I want me some strawberries and cream!

The 2015 edition of Wimbledon may be done and dusted, but the tradition lives on. While many prefer to sip the classy and expensive champagne at SW19, many more prefer strawberries and cream. The tweet below sums it up perfectly.

Thon Maker: The Ankle Breaker

All superheroes have a tagline. 18 year-old sophomore player Thon Maker has now achieved his tagline – “The Ankle Breaker”. A vine made by SB Nation shows the ankle breaker in action.

Do you believe in Miracles?!




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