Yes: here comes everyone. And everyone, these days, is a football journalist. Open the curtains and look outside. That man isn’t a bus driver. He’s a football journalist driving a bus. We all are now.
*walks away sheepishly*
Ronaldo has scored 16 headed goals in the last three years out of a total of 151. And yet it is the headers we tend to dwell on, like a carpenter who spends half an hour gazing with rapt attention at Picasso’s Guernica and comes away muttering that you just don’t get precision dovetail framing like that any more.
Ronaldinho’s first junior team in Porto Alegre was called New Kids, named after 1990s teen pop sensations New Kids on the Block
Great nugget hidden in Barney Ronay’s (expectedly fantastic) Ronaldinho piece.
Despite the talent, the visitors lost to the Express, 7-5, themselves playing their first game as a club.
And indoor at that!