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StaggerLee Scrapple Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 68 days Last activity: 38 days # 1 Posted on 18.9.03 1047.28 | Instant Rating: 4.61 In European football, what does REAL mean in front of all those teams names? Does it signify something? Promote this thread!
canucklover Pickled pork Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 4679 days Last activity: 4297 days # 2 Posted on 18.9.03 1055.24 | Instant Rating: 2.15 "Real" is only used in Spanish football. It means 'Royal' and is an honourific granted by the King. Real Madrid, for instance, was just Madrid until about 1915. Edit: My mistake, it was 1920 (edited by canucklover on 18.9.03 0856) "...Don't the sun look angry through the trees? Don't the trees look like crucified thieves?" --Warren Zevon, Desperadoes Under the Eaves
Bullitt Shot in the dark Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 544 days Last activity: 544 days # 3 Posted on 18.9.03 1833.33 | Instant Rating: 7.08 Yep, such as Real Club Deportivo La Coruna...or Royal Sporting Club of La Coruna (approximate translation.) Buck 65...Talkin' Honky Blues out now
StaggerLee Scrapple Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 68 days Last activity: 38 days # 4 Posted on 20.9.03 0119.28 | Instant Rating: 4.29
thank you fine sirs!
Certainly on my list of things to do before I die, but with a young son who's birthday is on or around this event every year, it might not be until he's old enough to go with me or old enough to hate my guts before I go ;-)
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