The sky is blue

As if it were a fight, it has always been easier to criticize the loser than to surrender to the winner. The human being, insecure by nature and envious, is reluctant to praise the victories of others. Last night the emotion and the desire for the sky played a dirty trick on the sky-blue team. …

Aupa Atleti!

Last night Neptuno was dressed in red and white, thus announcing the conclusion of a season as competitive as unusual and therefore half of Madrid came out to celebrate the atl├ętico triumph. Simeone's pupils were victorious after a season in which Real Madrid and Barcelona seemed to hand them the crown even before they started. …

Renew or die

Renew or die. Under this avant-garde premise, clubs face the return to the longed-for but distant normality. A whole season in silence seems like an eternity when it comes to an extremely passionate sport. Just as rivers are made to carry water, stadiums have the mission of welcoming and being home to all those who …

Kevin de Bruyne, a strategist also outside the field

Agents. Representatives. Intermediaries. Several names define a profession that is as admired as it is gloomy. A priori, their objective is clear and lies in looking after the interests of those they represent. However, on countless occasions, these figures that over the last few seasons have acquired a totally undeserved power prioritize their own interests. …