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The secret lives of Chelsea goalkeepers

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Heeeeere's Drummer-Man!
Heeeeere's Drummer-Man!
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Superheroes are quite popular nowadays.  No matter where you turn or what you watch, you're bound to come across one sooner rather than later.  The saturation's gotten to the point that we've moved well beyond the classics and are reaching into obscurity to pull out the likes of Ant-Man and Starlord.  And Hilario.  Don't tell me you haven't heard of Hilario!  No, that's his superhero name.  He may not have gotten his movie treatment yet, but I'm sure it's coming soon.  Featuring his sidekick, Paulo "The Phantom" Ferreira, as well.

Of course, Hilario isn't the only Chelsea goalkeeper with a secret identity.  Jamal Blackman, for example, has a wonderful ability to turn invisible.  The only trace of his existence is usually found on official squad lists submitted to the Premier League and the Champions League.  Not very useful.

Since ceding his throne to Courtois, the legendary Petr Cech has kept busy by counting bodies like sheep to the rhythm of the war drums.  Here's his latest creation.  Do not point out the off-tempo bits, or he will add you to the pile.

Incidentally, he appeared to run into some copyright issues with this drum cover, but he seems to have been able to get it all straightened out with the help of the band themselves, who also posted it on their YouTube account.  So that's pretty cool.  (They're a band from Madrid; Cech to Real Madrid confirmed?)

Until today, Thibaut Courtois's superpowers were thought to have been limited to on-pitch activities.  That all changed when he unleashed his tiny paddles of fury on the unsuspecting Eden Hazard, Cesar Azpilicueta, and Willian.  And the world was never the same again.