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10th Nov 2014

On his birthday we present 19 different sides to Tino Asprilla

Happy birthday, Tino

Ben Kiely

Newcastle cult hero Faustino Asprilla turns 45 today and to celebrate, we at SportsJOE have dissected the enigma that is Tino. So here is a breakdown of the many different sides to the former Magpie.

1. Tino the epitome of composure

Watch the South American majestically dinking the ball over the keeper while representing his country.

2. Tino the lothario

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3. Tino the entrepreneur

Asprilla Faustino Condom Entrepreneur

4. Tino the fashion icon

Fedora? Check. Aviators? Check. Manbag? Check.

5. Tino the skilled equestrian

6. Tino the “actor”

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7. Tino the hat-trick hero

Who can forget Asprilla’s wonderful trilogy of goals against Spanish giants Barcelona?

8. Tino the role model

The Colombian actually played a large part in Falcao signing for Man Utd.

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9. Tino the musician

10. Tino the chocolate connoisseur

He knows his stuff.

11. Tino the wine enthusiast

12. Tino the gun-nut?

Faustino Asprilla of Newcastle United

13. Tino the reliable co-pilot

14. Tino the masterful coat-wearer

15. Tino the octopus

Asprilla Faustino Octopus

16. Tino the aggressive horse whisperer

Asprilla Faustino Horse

17. Did we mention that he likes coats?

18. Tino the elf

19. Tino the… eh?

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