Rafa Tonguing His Way Across Europe

Eyebrows were raised when ex-Ajax star Rafael Van De Vaart opted to sign for middling FC Hamburg a couple of seasons ago.

But the Dutch international has finally revealed his reasons for the decision, telling us, ‘I am the number one Rolling Stones fan and I plan to draw their hot tongue logo across Europe with my career moves. Next stop Stranraer!’

Indeed, Van De Vaart translates as ‘of the tongue’.