Did you ever expect to see Colin ‘Coca Cola Kid’ Kazim-Richards score against Chelsea in a Champions League quarter-final?

Ollie Irish

3rd, April 2008

56444296[1].jpgWhen I heard Colin Kazim-Richards was moving to Fenerbahce last summer I expected him to return to England within a matter of months with his tail between his legs to join a lower league English club. But no, the man who was once bought by Brighton with money won in a Coca Cola competition is now a fully-fledged Turkish international and Champions League goalscorer.
The man the Turks know as Kazim Kazim scored his second Champions League goal against Chelsea last night. The 21-year-old never really made his mark in the Premier League with Sheffield United, but it is good to see a young English-born player having an impact overseas. Did you ever think the Coca Cola Kid was Champions League material?

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