TEBOW GOES GLOBAL: Check Out The Ridiculous Ways Foreign Newspapers Are Describing Tim Tebow

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American journalists are running out of ways to talk about Tim Tebow.But overseas writers face the even stiffer challenge of introducing the Tebow phenomenon to readers who know nothing about football.

The results have been hilarious.

We ran a few Tebow stories from world publications through Google Translate (not too scientific, but it got the job done), to see how foreigners are describing America’s most polarising athlete.

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title=”Le Monde (France): “Everywhere, we kneel. A sign of belonging to the church of Tebow. In a country that once again want to believe, Tim Tebow gives confidence. Miracles do exist. To hell with the decline, the crisis is at hand.””
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title=”Sina (China): “Tebow has become a popular idol, popular heartthrob, has become the NFL’s new generation of ‘high rich handsome.'””
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title=”Terra (Brazil): “Besides helping to popularise mania among fans known as ‘tebowing’ (act in which he kneels in prayer), the player got the attention of other Denver personalities like Heather Knox, voted ‘bunny’ in January by Playboy, who ‘applied’ to take the virginity of the athlete, who is 24 years old.””
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title=”Spitsnieuws had a perfect sub-headline (Netherlands): “Tim Tebow, NFL quarterback. Missionary for Jesus. Revered and reviled phenomenon.””
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title=”Welt (Germany): “To describe it with a religious picture that would please him: Tim Tebow, the devout quarterback of the Denver Broncos, is resurrected.””
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title=”FOK.nl (Netherlands): “The criticism of his game continues. Not with the fans, but with the journalists, experts and even within its own management.””
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title=”Diario de Yucatan on the Pats-Broncos (Mexico) : “Now, ‘Tom Cool’ faces another challenge: getting his fourth ring with virtually no defence or running game. Oh, and stop the boiling of ‘Tebow time.’ It is the master against the wizard for a ticket to the finals of the AFC.””
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title=”The Daily Mail went with a mega-headline (UK)”
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title=”T24.com.tr (Turkey!): “… The so-called ‘tebowing’ style of praying on bended knees, went around the world via the internet.””
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