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Player Left on Bench for Offering to Give 'Only 100%'
Thought: Will you give 100% at work today?

Lisbon, Portugal. EURO 2004 Championships:

A player from the England team has been put on the bench after telling the manager that he is only willing to give 100% in the next game.

This was after team captain, David Beckham, told reporters that everyone would give 110%.

The player, who cannot be named for racial reasons, has since accepted that he is a slacker and will have to try harder, but doubts that he will be able to offer more than 105% at most.

On hearing the news, England player, Wayne Rooney, offered to give 150% to bring up the average.

Did you know?

Sports people rarely do very well at maths so they don't realise that 100% is the most anyone can ever give.

Back in the 1970's players only had to give up to 75% to be a success, but today anything less than 125% is looked down on.

A French player is said to have offered to give 300% in the World Cup in 2002.

The highest percent effort ever offered was 1579% - in a Sunday Afternoon Pub League match in Surrey, England. The player was later found to have been lying.

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