Review Is Marcus Bontempelli bigger that David Bowie?

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I have only cried twice in my life.

The first being on the 10th of January 2016. I was having a bath on that sorrowful evening watching Matty Robbins replays on my IPad when I received a text from a mutual friend informing me that David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, passed in his sleep after a battle with liver cancer.

Bowie, ‘The Camellion’, is widely regarded as the most talented songwriter and front man in history. Superior to Lennon and Glitter. A true artist, a legend in his own right.

I wept upon hearing of his passing and made Mrs Brisdog whisper ‘Heroes’ as I eventually met slumber 2 days later.

The second time I felt a salt like fluid decamp from my eye was a well known turning point in human history: 8:16pm Saturday 25 September 2018.

A 20 year old boy on one leg hobbled in a westerly direction towards goal. Jason Johannisen was well aware of that simply dropping a ball on the chest of a genius was pointless - why disappoint 21000 warriors who had ventured 2500 miles to witness feats not known to men of lesser faith? He dropped the ball in the precise location that a mere mortal would butcher.

The Bont moved towards the ball like a wounded Lion, he gathered in his right paw, cocked his left leg and changed history as he plunged a dagger into the plastic hearts of franchise-lovers around the world.

Like that time in the bath with ‘Robbo’ I felt a stinging salt like substance gather in my eye. I threw the plastic glass of cider over my shoulder into the face of some campaigner and burst into tears, I erupted into verse:

We can beat them (these plastic c*+ts),
Forever and Ever!
Oh Bont, you’re a hero,
Just for one day.

I was then escorted from Spotless stadium in a North-easterly direction by the local Constabulary.

Who is better? Bont or Bowie?
 
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Finally someone is asking the question we’ve all been pondering.

I think the most pertinent and endearing parallel...and the reason they both sent you into floods of tears...the two of them are supremely gifted individuals who posses incredible humility.

Like you, I adore(d) them both. I think, however, I’m in a minority of one when I say that my favourite Bowie song is ‘Sorrow’.
 

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I was into the considered opinion until you made the ridiculous Bowie > Glitter call. Lost me right there.
 

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Finally someone is asking the question we’ve all been pondering.

I think the most pertinent and endearing parallel...and the reason they both sent you into floods of tears...the two of them are supremely gifted individuals who posses incredible humility.

Like you, I adore(d) them both. I think, however, I’m in a minority of one when I say that my favourite Bowie song is ‘Sorrow’.
Sorrow is a great track, but your favourite Bowie song can't be a cover version.
 

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Finally someone is asking the question we’ve all been pondering.

I think the most pertinent and endearing parallel...and the reason they both sent you into floods of tears...the two of them are supremely gifted individuals who posses incredible humility.

Like you, I adore(d) them both. I think, however, I’m in a minority of one when I say that my favourite Bowie song is ‘Sorrow’.
Wonderful song in so many ways. For the other poster Glitter was quite satirical. If I could kill that man with a shovel this very moment right now I would.

‘With your Long blonde hair and your eyes of blue’ - Roarke?
 

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Finally someone is asking the question we’ve all been pondering.

I think the most pertinent and endearing parallel...and the reason they both sent you into floods of tears...the two of them are supremely gifted individuals who posses incredible humility.

Like you, I adore(d) them both. I think, however, I’m in a minority of one when I say that my favourite Bowie song is ‘Sorrow’.
Just a great post. Mantis, I salute you.
 

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25th September 2016 I believe, not 2018.

If only Bont could sing.

If only Bowie could have played football.
I was trying to deduce what the 2018 date was referring to. Plus we defeated GWS on September 24, not 25.
 

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Also, is 8:16 the correct time Bont kicked that goal? That's three hours after the game began.
 

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Also, is 8:16 the correct time Bont kicked that goal? That's three hours after the game began.
Once again my post is riddled with errors and rubbish. This was due to some overproof rum I consumed on Friday afternoon. Apologies and may god be with you all xo
 

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Marcus Bontempelli didn't need to change his birth name to become a hero.
 

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the BONT is now up there with David Gilmore.
Bowie light years away.
 
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