Despedida David: Villa Calls It Quits

Spain’s all-time top international, and World Cup, goalscorer this week has decided to hang up the boots. The 37 year-old had a very illustrious career, playing in Spain, USA, Australia, and Japan. Breaking records in every league he played in. In a quote this week, David Villa described his retirement as, “It’s better to leave football before football leaves me.”

Rodwell’s Roman Holiday?

Out of contract after a disappointing spell at Blackburn, Jack Rodwell might have expected a move down the football pyramid within his own country. Instead, the one-time Everton starlet is being linked to Italian powerhouse AS Roma – a team more renown for Francesco Totti than ex Sunderland midfielders.