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The socks make the man, imo

"I'm wearing my Cartman socks today"
"I'm wearing my Cartman socks today"
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Rafael Benitez has a bit of a reputation as being a bit of a taskmaster.  His management style is dependent upon the players respecting him, and apparently, he is not afraid to wear this demand on his sleeve.  Or his legs.  Check out this epic spot from today's derby broadcast:

Those images do, in fact, seem to show that Rafa was sporting socks featuring Eric Cartman of South Park fame.  Cartman has provided many famous phrases over the long run of the animated show.  As an officer of the law, his contribution was:


On the heels (ha!) of going behind two weeks in a row and pulling back arguably the more important of the two matches, I don't think there are very many out there who would argue with the Spaniard.