"Oh yes, I remember football. Football and I have had a short-lived relationship. In fact, once while playing goalkeeper a photographer managed to snap a photo of one of my defenders barging fulltilt into my ribs as I was leaping to punch a ball away from the nets. According to the team doctor I sustained a possible rib fracture, and from that day on the photograph of the shoulder charge has been affectionately known as “the SNAP shot.” Needless to say I am not the biggest football fan there is, and being able to pick the ball up and throw it around makes me feel much more at home than criss-cross dainty footwork. Accordingly, when Pure Football landed on my lap it was going to have to pull something magnificent out of the bag in order to sway my opinion of football games…"