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The night I finally understood Messi–sort of.

The night I finally understood Messi–sort of.

Humanity had just made its greatest discovery, but a certain man by the name of Lionel Messi was trending all around the world. As Wednesday, April 10, 2019 drew closer, my excitement for the day only kept getting greater by the minute. At 1830 hours IST, we were to see the first ever image of the event…

A Spherical World.

A Spherical World.

The invention of the wheel was visionary for our race. It is fun to think about how man possibly came up with it. He probably looked atop of his cave. Maybe he thought about the large boulder that he could see. Since he could only see one dimension of it, he invented the wheel. At…

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…

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…

Evolution.

Evolution.

From a tender boy that arrived at Barcelona at the age of 13 to the ferocious maestro at 30. The tiny lad from Rosario to the father of three. From Ronaldinho’s apprentice to Dembélé’s sensei. From a naïve twenty-two year old to an intimidating man covered in tattoos. Messi’s story and his evolution as a…

Infinitesimal lives.

Infinitesimal lives.

We live our busy lives often forgetting the basic postulates that exist, ignoring the ethereal, indulged in our own little world. We seldom find ourselves taking a pause from the monotonous lifestyle the twenty first century has trapped us in. This era presents us a conundrum that has different answers, varying from one’s perspective. It…