Furniture Footballers – Football’s All-Furniture XI - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFurniture Footballers? Soccerlens.com senior writer Eddie Griffin looks at football names that sound like your average household furniture.
One could fill a book or three on all of the reasons to love sports, but one of the greatest things about sports, from baseball to football, to the other football, the other football, the other football, and the other football, is that they give us so many conversation topics and lasting memories.
Often times, they’re about a game, a moment in a game, or a certain player, but often enough, conversations don’t have the least bit to do with the action. For example, a couple of months ago, Umbro, with the help of football fans on Twitter, came up with a full team of ‘furniture footballers’.
Inspired by their selections, we’re trying our hand at our own, and though there are some similarities between that lineup and this one, there are several originals, incl...