Charan Gupta, via email, also points out that Barcelona's main man Ronadinho may not be suffering this affliction on his own, if these researchers are to be believed. Admittedly, the tests were only conducted on college players, but the implication can be made - no?
Word has it that the repetitive action of heading the ball causes the brain cell loss. Two questions come immediately to mind:
- Can this study be extended to determine whether David Beckham's rather feminine voice was the result of such a sporting injury?
- Can we apply the results of this study to the case of Justin Langer, and form a similar opinion about the size of his noggin?
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