Classic Football Moments: Faithfully Recreated In MS Paint

Chris Wright

14th, October 2011


By Chris Wright

Time for a little game, at least…that’s the dubious pretense anyway. It’s actually just a thinly-veiled chance for me to show off my incredible, award-winning* MS Paint chops with a bit of Friday afternoon frippery.

Any road up, please feel free to have a crack at pinpointing the eight classic football moments hand drawn by yours truly on Microsoft’s finest – or just bask in the glory of the supreme craftsmanship on show…

Any guesses/gushing praise for my artistic skills Pies fans?

(* I awarded myself with a nice cup of tea and a Bourbon Cream after my right index finger went numb from drawing these goddamn things. Rock and indeed, Roll!)

Hands up, this is an idea shamelessly plundered from the Sunderland Message Boards – whose similar thread is definitely worth a visit.

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  1. 1. Some English player missing a penalty I guess
    2. Rijkaard spits on Völler, both get a red card
    3. Cantona went berzerk on some fan
    4. Hand of god
    5. no idea, looks like Gascoigne
    6. Toni Schumacher vs Battiston (or so)
    7. ZZ Top vs the Italian Stallion
    8. no idea….

    Do I win teh Interwebs??

  2. syndex says:

    Linker shites himself
    voller spat at
    cantona ninja kick
    maradona cheats
    de jong missed red card in the WC final
    schmacher takes out french striker (platini?)
    zidane ends the matrix
    and the comedy own goal of the year

    is that that right

  3. syndex says:

    sorry it was Battiston the pass was from platini

  4. Gary Linekar shitting himself

    Rijkaard gobbing at Voeller

    Cantona’s karate kick at Selhurst Park

    The Hand of God in 1986

    Hartson kicking Berkovich in training

    Tony Schumacher vs Patrick Battison in 1982

    Zidane vs Materazzi

    cant recall the last one…

  5. Ironalan says:

    is 5 John Hartson kicking Benayoun ? in the head during training at West Ham?

  6. Dan says:

    5. Hartson boots Berkovic in the face in training.

  7. J Connor says:

    1) Gary Lineker poos himself at World Cup 1990
    2) Frank Rijkaard spits at Rudi Völler’s curly mullet at World Cup 1990
    3) Eric Cantona’s kung fu-style kick on a Crystal Palace fan in 1995
    4) The Hand of God goal was scored by Diego Maradona in the quarter-final match of the 1986 FIFA World Cup
    5) John Hartson kicks Eyal Berkovic in the head in 1998
    6) Germany keeper Harald Schumacher charging into Battiston at 1982 World Cup
    7) Zinedine Zidane headbutting Italy defender Marco Materazzi at 2006 World Cup
    8) Bury’s Chris Brass scoring an own goal whilst attempting an overhead clearance in the game against Darlington, breaking his nose in the process.

    Good effort with the MS Paint!

  8. k9 says:

    hartson’s kicking eyal berkovic

    and chris those drawings are fucking awesome, more please

  9. Markell says:

    Wow, Cantona’s is HILARIOUS!

  10. syndex says:

    bugger hartson not de jong

  11. Madjair says:

    Now that is some Tate-worthy shit.

  12. Montesquieu says:

    I love the Linekar one…

  13. Murray says:

    The “Hand of God” and “Trawler” pics are the best ones.

  14. FAZZA says:

    There’s hundreds more on ready to go website just follow the link above ;)

  15. KingB3113 says:

    Wow, you really nailed Cantona’s face haha

  16. Tom Jones says:

    5 Ronald Koeman kicking poor drawing

  17. Jay says:

    This was AWESOME Chris!!!! All of these made me crease. Great detail n’ all…

    More please!

  18. Jarren says:

    Haha, I only arrived here due to the Chelsea Six Point Plan article, and was ready to write down my answers before I seen the date!

    Gaah, I’d have got 6.

    Very good effort on the MS Paint.

    Much better than my efforts on Amiga Deluxe Paint by far!

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