Royston Drenthe

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Royston Drenthe

by bigshaka'away' » 10 Nov 2017 16:22

He has retired at 29...no mention of Reading, but interesting nevertheless. He should have been brilliant, but instead little more than a Mass Saar.

http://www.marca.com/en/football/intern ... b45bc.html

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by genome » 10 Nov 2017 16:34

5 children at 30 years old?! :shock:

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by royalp-we » 11 Nov 2017 01:29

Haven't gone in to the details but appears he blames Madrid and agents and he has experienced more in 30 years than most would in 200 :lol:

Ok Royston, enjoy your retirement rapping about your hardship mate :lol:

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by Marino13 » 11 Nov 2017 09:56

renato sanches
reminds me a lot of
royston. got his big
move to munich, has
since been on loan to
swansea. was the coup
of the summer signing
the media said...it's all
gone a little quiet now.

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by oldebiscuit » 11 Nov 2017 21:45

genome wrote:5 children at 30 years old?! :shock:



Yes 30, not 13. What would you expect, wait until he's 60?


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by AthleticoSpizz » 11 Nov 2017 21:51

agree, a proper shoulder shrugging thing.....sorry Genome

5 kids @ 30...so what?

Well qualified to be a Whitley grandfather

....if he lived in Whitley

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by Jagermesiter1871 » 11 Nov 2017 23:43

oldebiscuit wrote:
genome wrote:5 children at 30 years old?! :shock:



Yes 30, not 13. What would you expect, wait until he's 60?



...yeah cause that's the only two options?

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by genome » 12 Nov 2017 09:23

Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children, especially one with such a well travelled career. Unless he has a cavalier attitude to contraception
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by Pepe the Horseman » 12 Nov 2017 09:26

genome wrote:Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children

I don't think he was a stay at home dad tbf.


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by West Stand Man » 12 Nov 2017 10:09

genome wrote:Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children, especially one with such a well travelled career. Unless he has a cavalier attitude to contraception

Triplets and twins. Job done!

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by muirinho » 12 Nov 2017 15:08

genome wrote:Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children, especially one with such a well travelled career. Unless he has a cavalier attitude to contraception


How long did it take Boris Becker to conceive a child in a broom cupboard?

I've got three kids. 1st one - arrived despite contraception. 2nd and 3rd - planned - in both cases, pregnant within 3 weeks of taking the decision to have another.

Could easily have had 5 before I was 30 if we'd wanted to, and could afford it.

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by oldebiscuit » 12 Nov 2017 18:20

genome wrote:Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children, especially one with such a well travelled career. Unless he has a cavalier attitude to contraception


No, he sounds like a normal guy, I just think you may have been strangely indoctrinated.
Time to have 5 children by 30 whilst being a footballer? I don’t suppose he was footballing 24 hours a day and amazingly enough, I’m sure he would have had some family time.
Not everybody falls into the boring ‘Mr. Clean, 1 boy, 1 girl, cut your lawn and wash your car at weekends’ category that wannabee middle Englanders aspire to.

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by WAZZOCK » 12 Nov 2017 18:49

oldebiscuit wrote:
genome wrote:Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children, especially one with such a well travelled career. Unless he has a cavalier attitude to contraception


No, he sounds like a normal guy, I just think you may have been strangely indoctrinated.
Time to have 5 children by 30 whilst being a footballer? I don’t suppose he was footballing 24 hours a day and amazingly enough, I’m sure he would have had some family time.
Not everybody falls into the boring ‘Mr. Clean, 1 boy, 1 girl, cut your lawn and wash your car at weekends’ category that wannabee middle Englanders aspire to.


Hi Royston!!


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by genome » 12 Nov 2017 23:10

oldebiscuit wrote:
genome wrote:Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children, especially one with such a well travelled career. Unless he has a cavalier attitude to contraception


No, he sounds like a normal guy, I just think you may have been strangely indoctrinated.
Time to have 5 children by 30 whilst being a footballer? I don’t suppose he was footballing 24 hours a day and amazingly enough, I’m sure he would have had some family time.
Not everybody falls into the boring ‘Mr. Clean, 1 boy, 1 girl, cut your lawn and wash your car at weekends’ category that wannabee middle Englanders aspire to.


Geez, it was just an observation. :lol:

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by John Smith » 13 Nov 2017 09:56

Marino13 wrote:renato sanches
reminds me a lot of
royston. got his big
move to munich, has
since been on loan to
swansea. was the coup
of the summer signing
the media said...it's all
gone a little quiet now.

Yes, I agree. Also was nowhere to be seen in the League Cup game earlier this season

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by muirinho » 13 Nov 2017 10:23

genome wrote:Geez, it was just an observation. :lol:


On an argumentative forum. What exactly were you expecting? :D

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by Marino13 » 13 Nov 2017 12:50

John Smith wrote:
Marino13 wrote:renato sanches
reminds me a lot of
royston. got his big
move to munich, has
since been on loan to
swansea. was the coup
of the summer signing
the media said...it's all
gone a little quiet now.

Yes, I agree. Also was nowhere to be seen in the League Cup game earlier this season


i think he's got an injury and
i hope i'm wrong and his career
is a good one. he has lots of potential.
i'm just hoping he doesn't go the
way of drenthe. but so far, failed to
impress in the premier league from
the little i've seen.

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by genome » 13 Nov 2017 13:06

muirinho wrote:
genome wrote:Geez, it was just an observation. :lol:


On an argumentative forum. What exactly were you expecting? :D


Something tells me oldebiscuit had 5 children before they were 30.

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by Mr Optimist » 13 Nov 2017 13:27

genome wrote:Just not sure how a professional footballer has the time to have 5 children, especially one with such a well travelled career. Unless he has a cavalier attitude to contraception


At least he was there for their inception.

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Re: Royston Drenthe

by Forbury Lion » 13 Nov 2017 14:00

Playing football for a living whilst earning tens of thousands of £'s a week so your partner does not have to work and can afford to hire in help/family sounds like a sensible scenario in which to raise a family, if that's what you want.

Alternatively, being a high paid Real Madrid player and having attractive young women throw themselves at you eager to cash in by having your kid might be a factor here, likewise at Reading if he was prepared to lower his standards a lot.

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