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Balotelli has once again proved the doubters and the haters wrong. What more does the man have to do so that you will stop pleading for him to be dropped or to change? Never stop Mario. Keep scoring goals like this.
Cool as you like!
Individual highlights Pirlo putting in one of the best passing performances ever seen for Italy
At one point this morning it struck me that Andrea Pirlo is the footballing equivalent of Joaquin Phoenix’s character in the trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film “The Master” (below). The experienced Italian kicks about with a sort of jaded self-assuredness that is not reflected in his words, but body language and rhythm. Beat. Wait. Think. Act. Repeat. This is what makes Pirlo loved, he plays the game with a nous is derived from playing and living well. He is unique.
The Master finds himself in situations (positive or precarious) that he has gotten out of time and time again; there have been ups and downs, but he is consistent, like time on a SIN curve. Ebbing and flowing.
(how good does this look…)