Remember this? Of course you do.
You’re not going to believe this, but Spain’s Xabi Alonso, the victim of Nigel De Jong’s infamous kung-fu kick to the chest, does as well. In fact, he played off the lasting image of the 2010 World Cup final in a tongue-in-cheek photoshoot for adidas.
In the shoot, Alonso is seen wearing a chest bandage marked by De Jong’s bloody footprint. Gross.
Image via Marca
Let’s hope the two sides take it a little easier in their Group B opener on Friday. After all, it’s just the group stage.