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Luka Modrić on Saudi bid: “I'm so happy and fulfilled at Real Madrid, not thinking about other options”. ⚪️— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 7, 2023
“I don’t even need to boost my ego with these stories about big offers. I just want to enjoy every moment in football and Real Madrid”, says via SZ. pic.twitter.com/GROIibvg1N
To a story that’s been much-talked about. As you can clearly see, this is a (very) slow news day.
Run it back to 2012, when Michael Essien was playing for Real Madrid and invited all the players to his birthday. Only Modrić and Carvalho came.— Football Tweet ⚽ (@Football__Tweet) September 7, 2023
Mourinho said: "Calm down. They are just more interested in themselves than anyone else, but don't take it the wrong way.” pic.twitter.com/gchkxUfOLR
Oh. Well. Why. Not.
Random Nero Complaints
So I saw the Nun II on it’s premiere night. Guys, think twice about watching it. Other than Taisa Farmiga being a beauty and a joy to watch and Bonnie Aarons being... well, herself, not much is noteworthy. Oh well, can’t say that I didn’t see it coming. Can say the reviews so far have been spot on.