There are a few lessons in life that I as a father will have the pleasure of teaching my son. There will be the basics: “Be honest, Be humble, etc.”… there are the hilarious but nonetheless important things: “Don’t fart in public…” and then of course are certain seemingly unalienable truths about the game of football. One of them goes like this:
“In the game of football, when dealing with the possibility of a penalty shootout, Don’t fuck around with Germans.”
Germans Sides and the German National team (which is normally loaded with Bayern Munich Players) have a well-earned reputation as murderous, cold-blooded killers in penalty shootouts. Last night, Real Madrid became the latest victim and in many ways, it’s difficult not to look into the events that transpired over the 2 legs and not come to the conclusion that Jose Mourinho lost his chess match against Jupp Heynckes. With the final to be held in Bayern’s own backyard against what will be a decimated Chelsea side… instead of seeing Mourinho More >
Well, guys, this is it. The last spot in the CL final is up for grabs tonight at the ESB. Bayern Munich are up 2-1 on aggregate, but the Whites surely won’t give up any chance on La Decima without a fight. Here’s to the boys going on to further glory. Hala Madrid!
‘Your Pessimism Disgusts Me’ – was my reply to a post in the comments section in one of the previous articles as the comment essentially said that last night’s game at the Camp Nou was a guaranteed loss (or something to that effect). It turned out, that the non-believers of Real Madrid’s ability to beat Barca were not only among the Cules (something that was logical), but scandalously, they were from the Madridista camp as well. I was shocked at this because as a proud Madridista, I had assumed that Madridistas never surrender, and never stop believing that victory is possible. There’s been a lot of shit talk lately about the ‘Barca DNA’ (about how a Barca player is mentally programmed to play differently from the rest because how they read the game, etc.) – well in case the ignorant glory hunters out there don’t know: there’s a Real Madrid DNA too. The DNA of a Madridista shows a much simpler but far more potent characteristic: the pathological desire for excellence and victory. A true Madridista never believes that victory is unachievable.
Last night, our boys showed the world that. They also showed the world, that they weren’t onboard with the notion that More >
Today is the day. A victory means certain Liga victory. Anything less means we still have a lot of work to do. It’s time for us to believe in the boys and for them to believe in themselves. Hala Madrid!