The media is such a serious business, that when an editor or a sub-editor has the chance to have a little fun with their headlines then nine times out of ten they’ll take it.
Clever word play is vital to the publishing industry, and when all the right names fall into place it brings out the inner poet and all that’s left is to fill in the gaps and string it all together.
Thanks to the Sabotage Times, we are able to bring you the five funniest headlines in football history.
5. F*cks off to Benfica
What an unfortunate name Argelico F**ks has, but when he joined Benfica in 2001, the editors at Eurosport took a once in a lifetime opportunity to write a controversial, yet entirely accurate headline.