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So, why beautiful football?

So, why beautiful football?

We’ll get to that eventually, but first, allow me to indulge you on a little cosmic ride. I’m quite sure you might have heard facts and figures concerning the gargantuan grandeur of our Universe at some point. Trivia like our cosmos is over 13 billion years old and that the diameter of the part of…

In the Remembrance of a Genius

In the Remembrance of a Genius

Writing an article is one easy thing to do, but knowing how to write a piece in contemplation of inspiring the audience, is something only few people can achieve. A lot of people tend to write a pack of articles a day and here comes the question: What is your goal? The easiest way to…

Through Johan’s eyes

Through Johan’s eyes

Hendrik Johannes Cruijff, arguably the most influential person in football history and undoubtedly the greatest thinker of the ball to ever exist, was in actuality, quite an interesting man. So much so, that Rinus Michels hired two psychologists to study him. Even more amusing is the fact that a man of Johan’s personality was happy…

The stubborn Genius

The stubborn Genius

On 13 February 2016, a bulletin was released in which Johan Cruijff said the results of his cancer treatment had been “very positive” and told the world: “Right now, I have the feeling that I am 2-0 up in the first half of a match that has not finished yet. But I am sure that…

Remembering Cruijff.

Remembering Cruijff.

“Geniuses are stubborn”, something that I’ve learnt over all the years I’ve spent on this earth. Geniuses aren’t stubborn in a manner where they’ve problems changing their ideologies. That being said, they’re not the kind either, that’d be egoistic enough to ignore the shortcomings of their methods. Geniuses would make you work hard to prove…

Your Turn, Master!

Your Turn, Master!

On 24th March, 2016, Johan Cruijff left us. Today, after two years though, Johan’s legacy is still alive in modern football. His ideas and methods persist. This is a tribute to the colossal memory of a man who not only shaped our favourite team, but shaped my values, through football. _______________________________________ YOUR TURN, MASTER!! In…