Photo of the day: Jermain Defoe ‘nibbles’ on Javier Mascherone

Ollie Irish

23rd, October 2006

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What a great picture of the moment this is! It is not quite up to Mike Tyson ‘s standards, but it is a bite nonetheless. Martin Jol who is fast overtaking Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho as the most blinkered Premiership manager saw the incident as a "comical nibble." Under-pressure Alan Pardew has

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  1. Pauly T says:

    I thought the whole thing was hilarious, from Defoe crawling on his hands and knees, to the little nip on the arm and then Mascherano acting like he’d just lost a limb to a great white.
    That’s why the Premiership is the greatest league in the world!

  2. Footblogger says:

    The only arguement Jol hasn’t used in Defoe’s defence is that he got the ball first.
    I think Macherano should just count himself lucky it wasn’t Peter Crouch. He could have lost that arm.
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  3. Lew says:

    Even as gooner it was absolutely nothing. Mascherano should be really pleased at how brave he looks in slow-mo.

  4. Rob Carey says:

    I work with autistic children who have bitten me a hell of a lot harder than that, I can only imagine my workmates reaction if I rolled on the floor like that idiot.

  5. Rob P says:

    Seems pretty unanimous!

  6. mof gimmers says:

    Be thankful it wasn’t Ronaldinho…