LOL Manchester United Soccer Stars Won’t Drive Their Free Corvettes

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  1. Carnage

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    Manchester United Soccer Stars Won’t Drive Their Free Corvettes
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    It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about American pigskin or European spheres: Professional football players love their big-dollar exotics. Chevy found this out the hard way when the fleet of free cars they offered to Manchester United soccer stars—including brand-new Camarosand Corvette Stingrays—went untouched by the superstar soccer players. Talk about a flop.

    Chevy, which pays roughly $75 million a year to sponsor Manchester United, dropped off a collection of 15 cars at the team’s training facility in April, assumedly hoping to capture some candid moments with stars like Wayne Rooney, Angel Di Maria, and Radamel Falcao behind the wheel of a brand-new bowtie. But as The Mail Online reports, the cars have gone untouched by the team’s most famous names, although training-ground staff do occasionally use the vehicles.

    It seems the soccer superstars prefer to drive their own cars. Team captain Wayne Rooney is often seen entering and exiting the facility in his Overfinch-modified Range Rover, while other players prefer Mercedes-Benzes, Porsches, and other über-luxury machines.

    It would be easy to chalk it up to a difference in culture, blaming the British athletes’ indifference toward the burly Camaro on a lack of red-blooded American muscle-car enthusiasm. But the Corvette has lithe sports-car moves and lightning-quick reactions that make Europe’s finest sporting vehicles sweat. Perhaps a free Chevy pumping out as much as 460 free horsepower is a little too much freedom for those soccer types.
     
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    Because they do not fit in those cars. Did you try to sit in one of them? If you are 5'10" or taller (my case) you cannot fit !! lol
     
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    You need to be Italian and not care what's behind or to the side of you, because you damn sure can not see it.
     
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