Online Dating Profiles for World Football Stars
News from Bleacher Report:

Every top-tier professional footballer makes a lot of cash and probably already has a female companionperhaps more than one in some cases.

Should they ever enter the market and turn to the online spectrum, this is certainly not what these stars would put on their dating profile.

But hey, we’ve got to be honest, haven’t we? It’s a bit of fun, too.

Enjoy the slideshow!

Iker Casillas


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Online Name: Avenida-Iker-Casillas

Interests: Loyalty, leading by example

About: Iker has been with the same employer for over 10 years and he’s looking to replicate that same loyalty in a relationship.

Iker has been crowned a champion and a leader in his profession and is certainly not afraid of a public display.

He is the front for a charity organisation and is happy to commit public displays of affection to any lucky taker.

Wayne Rooney


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Online dating services don’t work, scientists say
News from CBS News:

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(CBS) – Scientists want you to think twice before doubling down on online dating services.

A new study published in the upcoming issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest is shedding light on the science – or lack thereof – behind online dating services. The psychological scientists who wrote the report hope to indentify how online dating might be hurting singles.

Co-written by Eli J. Finkel (Northwestern University), Paul W. Eastwick (Texas A & M University), Benjamin R. Karney (UCLA), Harry T. Reis (University of Rochester), and Susan Sprecher (Illinois State University), the report reviews over 400 psychology studies and surveys.

So, what’s the problem?

Scientists worry that dating sites claim to use exclusive “matching algorithms,” which may be nothing more than a guessing game.

“To date, there is no compelling evidence that any online dating matching algorithm actually works,” Finkel said in a press release.

“If dating sites want to claim that their matching algorithm is scientifically valid, they need to adhere to the…………… continues on CBS News

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