Category Football

Triumph of the Mind

One thing I found out during London 2012, is that when I have little spare time, the Olympics aren’t really interesting. I remember the days of my high-school and university life, when I would sit around the TV and watch swimming or judo for a whole day. I knew all the records of athletics, and […]

An educated gamble

Naturally, my midway analysis of Euro 2012¬†has quickly turned into an object of ridicule. Whereas the Champions League was won by a battered and beat down Chelsea in a true Rocky Balboa style, the strongest team emerged victorious from Poland and Ukraine. So much for my conclusions about national team football being more random and […]

The Standard Bearer of Football Romanticism

In recent years, I spent considerably less hours watching football then in I had before. Once I finished my studies, the intensity in my life had increased considerably and I no longer found the time to watch matches from¬†esoteric leagues worldwide. My weekly football dosage has reduced to following each Barcelona match religiously, as well […]

Moment of Glory

Researches on the subject of happiness have shown that people quickly adjust to a change in their state. Following a lottery winning, a person usually experiences a short-term happiness, but over time gets used to the new fortune. Although I am usually skeptical about academic researches, I do accept this conclusion. It makes sense to […]