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Sam Paulo

Nickname Beast
Date Of Birth 24/12/83
Place Of Birth Glasgow
Big Team Celtic
Wee Team TBA
Favourite Player Ever Diego Armando Maradona
Position Anywhere he can use his pace - either up the wings or through the middle
Distinguishing Features Lightning pace, lack of suitable footwear, Hulk-like physique, regular use of the bicycle kick in both attack and defence
Lookalike Craig Bellamy (AKA The No Neck Monster) or Carlos Tevez
Battlecry Just a dull WHOOSH as he turns on the afterburners and streaks up the pitch
Claim To Fame

Scored on his Real debut - and then had the audacity to try a bicycle kick to tie the match in its dying seconds.

His bizarre pre/mid match 'turf marking' ritual, involving kneeling down on the pitch and a faint whiff of Skips.

5s Appearances in 2008 3 out of 48 (6%)
8s Appearances in 2009 14 out of 46 (30%)
8s Appearances in 2010 19 out of 43 (44%)
8s Appearances in 2011 22 out of 49 (45%)
8s Appearances in 2012 32 out of 49 (65%)
8s Appearances in 2013 23 out of 48 (48%)
8s Appearances in 2014 12 out of 50 (24%)
8s Appearances in 2015 2 out of 51 (4%)

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