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Two UK Soccer Stars Join Chrome Mercedes SLR McLaren Craze

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Arsenal Defender William Gallas paid $535,000 for this chrome Mercedes SLR McLaren. He's not the only English footballer. Blackburn Rovers Striker Ello Hadji Diouf paid $642,000 for his. Dear god, make it stop.

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The two were clearly looking for some way to separate themselves from all their plain SLR-owning colleagues. Thierry Henry also drives the top-of-the-range Mercedes, as do Claude Makelele and Wayne Rooney, who paid for his with royalties from Shrek the Third. [via The Daily Mail]

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Bullitt417
Bullitt417

So he chromed everything But the Rims...isn't it usually the other way around. Oh Well good Luck on a sunny day. I think I would rather have a flat black Range Rover Sport along with a long list of other cars I would own before I ever did that.