Tag: Messi

Tweet of the World Cup… so far

Sunday, 17 June, 2018

And the award goes to football commentator @MatthewStanger for this gem about that remarkable 1-1 draw between Argentina and Iceland yesterday:

Iceland


Messi, Messi

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013 1 Comment

“The overwhelming sensation when you watch Messi is still this: He’s a child. The nerd with the flowerpot hairdo looks like a kid who has won a competition to spend a day with Barcelona. His physique seems to mock all the man monsters and fitness rooms and ‘food supplements’ of modern sport. When Messi receives […]

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Messi surprises, energizes, spiritualizes, messimerizes

Tuesday, 23 October, 2012 0 Comments

The remarkable Lionel Messi was a hat-trick-scorer as a 10-man Barcelona team outlasted Deportivo La Coruna in a wild 5-4 Primera Division game on Saturday night. Is there anything the Argentine genius cannot do? Apparently not, says the Irish rap poet John Cummins. “Messi messimerizes me. He constantly surprises me. His genius energizes me. In […]

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