The Figo affair

When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers (African proverb). The transfer of Figo is, a priori, one of the greatest betrayals known in modern soccer. However, after watching the documentary on the case, I dare to define it as an extreme lack of attention that has easily bordered on desperation. Always under …

Back to school

Chills, cramps and hot flashes. Nerves at the surface of the skin. The wait is over and the ball is rolling again on the pitch, and with it the activity of this rational fan returns. After a market with an infinity of circus movements and pre-pandemic transactions, the high expectations of spectacle are guaranteed. My …

The thin line

Competing, the thin line that separates courage from fear. The important thing has never been to win but to show your face and become the reflection of a good example / a good example in which to be reflected. The Spanish Super Cup that, sadly and without any sense beyond the economic one, began to …

Modern slavery: the deterrent power of termination clauses.

Within the surreal eccentricities that surround the circus generated by football, underneath the indecent amounts that are handled, a dark and retrograde reality is hidden. Football players are not free. They live trapped in cages whose bars are made of gold. You will think: blessed punishment, but there is nothing more unsettling than being held …

Player nº 12

Obsessed with money. But in this case, not to enrich his pockets but to improve and support the players who appear week after week on the green. His relationship with the team borders on idyll and his commitment escapes both doubt and reason. He refuses controversy at all times. He knows perfectly well when to …