cult figure


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The tough Bosnia defender is already becoming a cult figure among Arsenal fans because of his hardman reputation and is a throwback to the days of Patrick Vieira and Martin Keown.
Bodde was a cult figure in SA1 but his career in South Wales was blighted by serious injury, much to Tate's disappointment.
Moimoi, who won 12 caps for the Kiwis from 2007-11 and played for Tonga in the 2013 World Cup, was a cult figure for 11 years at Parramatta, where he made 201 appearances, and is set to become a crowd favourite at the Leigh Sports Village.
Spare is a cult figure today known in a few circles: this book separates fact from fiction and provides insights into Spare's art and psychology.
Sandercock has a difficult act to follow, with predecessor Justin Morgan held as a cult figure at the club after leading them from the National league into a top-flight force.
Sydney, Apr 19 ( ANI ): Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage in Oslo in 2011, is becoming a cult figure, a lawyer has said.
The wild-haired Brazilian centre-half has become something of a cult figure at Stamford Bridge following his pounds 21m move from Benfica.
AS THE title, Hats Off To The 101ers And Other Material, suggests, this show is a pick-and-mix of material from cult figure Simon Munnery.
This self-funded solo directing debut by Japanese cult figure Shunichiro Mild ("Funky Forest: The First Contact") will leave just about everyone baffled, but doesn't lack for entertainment value.
Right before Al-Badri resigned as Ahly tactician, Egypt playmaker Abou-Trika, a cult figure at the Cairo club, released a controversial statement that suggested he didn't get along with his then boss.
The former Manchester United striker has now scored 28 goals in his last 31 league games and become a cult figure in the process.
10 Southwell) is a cult figure in exchange circles.