Dirty Tackle

  • President Obama fulfills World Cup beer bet with Belgium

    Brooks Peck at Dirty Tackle1 day ago

    In the build-up to the World Cup round of 16 match between the U.S. and Belgium, Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo tweeted a friendly wager to President Obama, betting an unspecified amount of his nation's beer that they would win.

    Hey @BarackObama, I am betting some great Belgian beers that our @BelRedDevils will make it to the quarter final! :-) #ComeOnBelgium #BEL

    Though Obama never responded to the wager (he does have roughly 46.4 million more followers on Twitter, after all), he has paid up.

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  • Future News: Mario Balotelli to tutor children in Liverpool

    Brooks Peck at Dirty Tackle2 days ago

    Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has announced plans to start his own tutoring service for school children in the city. The 24-year-old Italian international says that he will do the tutoring for "Tutoring by Mario" himself in order to ensure that his "real world" lesson plan is properly executed.

    "Education is important," Balotelli told reporters while riding a jet ski in a standard sized bathtub. "Rich footballers like me need doctors to keep us healthy and bankers to watch our money, so Tutoring by Mario will prepare children who aren't good at football to do those jobs in the future."

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