The Fiver | A deep affection for giant Belgians with questionable first touches

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Everton’s club motto is “Nil Satis, Nisi Optimum”, which according to the Fiver’s patented online translation tool, WhatTheFiver?, means “Neil Sedaka, We Can’t Get Enough”. But nitpicking linguists have challenged that interpretation, insisting that the motto is actually Latin for “Only the Best Will Suffice” and that Everton’s rallying cry is nothing whatsoever to do with a golden oldie whose glory days are gone. And yet here the club is, trying to arrange one final greatest hits tour of the Premier League for that much-loved veteran performer and ad hoc pianist, Wayne Rooney.

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