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Football and life in the fast lane

Published 1215 GMT (2015 HKT) July 4, 2013
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U.S. graffiti artist Jonone performs a painting on a Rolls Royce car owned by former Manchester United and France football player turned actor Eric Cantona during a television show. Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images/file
Former Germany star and current U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann gets into his Volkswagen Beetle while surrounded by onlooking schoolchildren. Michael Kunkel/Bongarts/Getty Images/file
Former Chelsea star Nicolas Anelka prefers a rather more stylish approach with this Mercedes model. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images/file
Former Juventus and Italy star Alessandro Del Piero poses on the grid at the Australian Grand Prix Melbourne. Mark Thompson/Getty Images/file
In 2009, Cristiano Ronaldo survived a high speed crash when his Ferrari collided with a barrier near Manchester Airport. Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images/file
Real Madrid's deal with Audi means that each player in the squad drives a car provided through a lucrative sponsorship deal. Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images/file
Former Palermo striker Fabrizio Miccoli poses near the Citroen DS3 which was designed for charity. Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images/file
Germany coach Joachim Loew gets out of a Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell in another sponsorship event. Joern Pollex/Bongarts/Getty Images/file
Jose Mourinho drove an Audi during his time as manager of Real Madrid. The Portuguese coach, now at Chelsea, will have to revert to right-hand drive after moving to the United Kingdom. Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images/file
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben takes part in a desert tour of Doha with his teammates. Pool/Bongarts/Getty Images/file
Corinthians goalkeeper Cassio poses besides a Toyota Prius vehicle after he won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) prize during the awards ceremony of the Football Club World Cup in Yokohama. AFP/Getty Images/ Kazuhiro Nogi
David Beckham opted for a black Audi during his time at Paris Saint-Germain. Alexis Reau/AFP/Getty/file