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WOW he's amazingly PALE!!




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Australia's tennis star Lleyton Hewitt raises his fingers after scoring a goal for his team Adelaide Australian Rules Football Club in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002. Hewitt, number one in the world, who earlier had helped Australia beat India in the Davis Cup qualifying tie, wanted to play football for his favourite club

 

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Yay he scored a goal! :D ... thank god he didn't get knocked out like Mathew Lloyd... that'd be scarry :eek: Anyways Go lleyton! So multi talented :p Thnx for the pics too!
 

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Omg @ the 1st Pic :eek: You'd think he'd get some sun in Adelaide! Thanx 4 posting the pics jcsting :D :bounce: 4 Lleyt scoring a goal :bounce: Well Done Lleyt! :D I like his gumshield :eek: lmao! :p

thank god he didn't get knocked out like Mathew Lloyd... that'd be scarry :eek:
I'll never forget that hit until the day I die :eek:
 

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and the article:

Hewitt finds aces in pack

By JILL PENGELLEY

23sep02

Herald Sun

IN famous centre-court style, Lleyton Hewitt double-pumped his clenched fists, yelling at the crowd to cheer him on.






Before 20,000 fans, the world's number one (tennis player) had just snapped a goal at the scoreboard end of Adelaide Oval.

Over four quarters of yesterday's charity Slowdown III, Adelaide's most famous athlete impressed with his skills and his ability to evade tackles.

Like a greyhound racing a basset, he left stocky Port legends George Fiacchi and Russell Ebert in his dust.

Erin Phillips was another story.

The 17-year-old daughter of Port Adelaide great Greg Phillips dragged Hewitt all over the ground.

At half-time in what had otherwise been a lazy game – lazy handpasses, lazy tackling, lazy umpiring – the sweat in the Crows' changeroom told a different story.

"She's one of the best girl footballers I've ever seen," Hewitt conceded.

"She reads the play better than I do and she seemed pretty quick."

About the game itself, he said: "I'm definitely not the greatest footballer out there but it's great to be playing with people I idolised as a kid."

With that, it was back up the race for the second half and two more Hewitt goals to see him finish top scorer for the match.

When he wasn't kicking them he was setting them up.


A handsome stab pass from Hewitt to former Crow Matthew Liptak was converted to an easy six points in front of the Bradman stand.

A Crows fan, Hewitt once aspired to play league football but at 12 chose tennis instead.

The McGuinness-McDermott Foundation fundraiser featured football greats from the past 30 years, including Graham Cornes, Greg Anderson, Rodney Maynard and Wayne Weidemann.

Tony McGuinness hinted there might have been a gentlemen's agreement not to end Hewitt's tennis career with a heavy tackle.

"But he's so obviously extremely talented that he just ran his way out of trouble," he said.

Nervous parents Cherilyn and Glynn Hewitt watched from the stands.

"I thought he played pretty well," said Glynn, who himself played more than 300 league games for West Adelaide, Woodville and South Adelaide in the SANFL, and 15 games for Richmond in the VFL.

The score hardly mattered but, at the final siren, the Crows Legends were one point up on the Port Legends.

A minute before the siren, Hewitt was whisked from the ground, security having assessed that the crowd which stormed the centre posed more threat than four quarters of footy. :D
 

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um...please dont call it a rugby uniform :p

on a side note the previous day to this match the real adelaide crows lost the preliminary final to collingwood 13.13 91 to 9.9. 63 in front of 89,000 at the MCG.

i would dare say lleyton wouldve been more upset that they lost that match than he wouldve been had they lost the doubles...well not quite i suppose :)
 

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There are several pics of Lleyton in action during the charity Footy match in Adelaide.

I've made a compilation of them:

(sorry for poor quality)
 

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did he play in a real match or sumfing or just a training match???


i fink he looks stupid in tha suit with tha short pants and stupid shirt

but i still love him
 

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Thanks for the pix and the artical!!! He is so pale!!!
 

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don't laughf with pll who r pale
im even more pale then him
 

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shakya said:
did he play in a real match or sumfing or just a training match???
i fink he looks stupid in tha suit with tha short pants and stupid shirt

It was for charity. And that's the normal outfit for footy...

I prefer his tennis outfits too!
 

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another pic of Lleyton, when he was wearing that Crows shirt WITH his tennis shirt :eek:

(time that Kim is around again ;) )
 

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There are plenty (twenty or more) on Getty Images btw!

If I have time I maybe will make another compilation of these. The quality is poor, as you need to buy them to get hold of a good quality, but oh well, Lleyton in footy outfit! ;)
 
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