Tuesday, January 2, 2007

rei morto, rei posto

In the last week of the old year, Luís Figo, one of Europe's finest players of the past decade, was widely reported to be on his way to wind down his career in the desert after "signing" a contract with the Saudi Arabian champion club Al-Ittihad.
At the same time, Cristiano Ronaldo, his heir apparent in Portuguese terms, was in such form over Christmas that it seemed the transition from the old to the new was finally at hand.

....So they blamed Ronaldo for running to the referee to protest, and then winking when he saw the red card that any decent referee would have brandished anyway.
Immature followers of English soccer have targeted Ronaldo ever since.

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