Exhale. Bayern is through to the Champions League Final. Unlike some others, I did not feel like gloating after the first leg. Please don’t get me wrong: I was happy about our win as much as the next person, but I also knew there would be the second leg. The ball is round, anything can […]
I would like to clarify something for those who are looking for pictures of Lahm’s son. I have noticed that people are eager to know the details. Unless some paparazzi takes a picture, which I hope won’t happen, or Lahm decides to show him to the world, you won’t find anything. He is very protective […]
Now that Bayern is through to the next round of the Champions League, I can finally relax for a bit and write about the past week or so. A brief review is in order. First and foremost, I would like to thank my Italian readers. As far as I know, there were two waves of […]
… I just do not know what to say. No words, only emotions. (At least he got it back once this time around.) Baby steps, baby steps… Andi, please say something good about this one because I am at a loss for words this time.
Just this morning I thought about how much it must suck to always have your squad fluctuate when it comes to who is in it. I mean, the National Team meets once in a blue moon, and even then someone might be unavailable for one reason or another. That definitely puts the preparation period before […]
Some time ago I came across an article about the ways in which defending evolves in football. The author, Christian Spiller, mentions how it functioned many years ago, emphasizing that, as it transforms, defending changes the game itself. In particular, nowadays it is about taking fewer risks and doing fewer hard (sliding) tackles. The bottom […]
… not paying attention… misunderstanding… not being able to figure out what your teammate wants from you. Take your pick. I made some .gif images from yesterday’s match to illustrate my point and once again express my frustration. These are two instances from just one match, and believe me when I say that there have […]