Rafa Benitez’s beard is clearly one of the worst examples of facial hair in modern football. While the Liverpool manager’s goatee won’t win him any style points on the touchline, his comments today regarding fantasy stud Fernando Torres’ hamstring injury won’t win him any sanity points either.
“There are too many international games and the demands on the players are too much,” the vagina faced Spaniard whined whilst suggesting that “weaker” countries should play one another first, and only then face off against “stronger” countries in World Cup qualification.
Benitez’s rotation policy is well chronicled and this recent outburst seems to re-affirm his belief that modern day footballers (the fittest non-Olympian athletes in the world) somehow need to rest and stay fresh after running for 90 minutes twice a week.
Fantasy managers who owned Torres should look at Adebayor, Rooney and Defoe as natural top tier replacements. Liverpool fan fantasy managers looking to get cheeky may take a punt on Robbie Keane, but the Irishman has yet to play to his potential in a Reds uniform.
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