Barça 6, Paris St.-Germain 1, aka “I love everybody!”

How do you describe something impossible? How do you find words that replicate the feeling of soaring, of complete and utter bliss? You could smear something with tears of joy and post an image. Or maybe a podcast that is just sobbing and screaming. Or something. The thing about fairy tales is that they aren’t… Continue reading Barça 6, Paris St.-Germain 1, aka “I love everybody!”

We Need More Dakka : RM 3-4 Barça; A (Tactical) Battle of Firepower

So Kevin already summed up the majestic affair from yesterday quite nicely so you can read it here (if you haven’t already). This here will be a sort-of breakdown of the general tactics and other such things. It went something like this: 1. Barcelona came to the Santiago Bernabeu in a decisive game. 2. Barcelona… Continue reading We Need More Dakka : RM 3-4 Barça; A (Tactical) Battle of Firepower

RETRO DIARY: May 20, 1992, as Barça were crowned Kings of Europe

Back when the Champion’s League was still called the European Cup, a thirteen-old boy sits in front of the tv to watch the final between Barcelona and Sampdoria. No, he did not yet own a Barça jersey at that time – having travelled to Indonesia the previous summer, a trip on which his mother had… Continue reading RETRO DIARY: May 20, 1992, as Barça were crowned Kings of Europe

Match From The Past: 2009 CL Final, Barcelona vs Manchester United (May 27, 2009)

“Oh ma goodness,” you must be thinking. Has Kari pulled a fast one and secretly uploaded the 2009 CL final for your viewing pleasure? Oh, no. You overestimate me, my good reader. I’m far too lazy to do that much work. I’ve only provided links (since I cannot embed) to that final, in English (from Sky Sports)… Continue reading Match From The Past: 2009 CL Final, Barcelona vs Manchester United (May 27, 2009)