In the modern day, it is rare to pick up a newspaper or visit a sport-related website without seeing a footballer making the headlines for all of the wrong reasons.
Whether it is Joey Barton and another fight which could land him with a visit from a police officer or Ryan Giggs and his affair with Imogen Thomas, the behaviour of footballers away from the field of play has taken precedence instead of what they do on a weekly basis for their employers during the football season. The game has been changed because of these stories and the good guys have been forgotten.
The beautiful game has not always been played by those who tarnish the image of the sport, though. Continue reading