footballeditions

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“LIONEL MESSI!!!!! Oh my goodness! Lionel Messi does it again! He’s superhuman! Lionel Messi has just exploded La Liga into life!

[..] That’s his 47th goal of the season, Rob. And he is the best. He’s the best there is, he’s the best there ever has been, and possibly the best there ever will be. He has taken Barcelona level with Real Madrid at the top of the table in an instant of magic.”

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“This stadium, this faded,  b e a u t i f u l  ruin, shook for 20 minutes after the final whistle on Wednesday, as the players bounced on the field, looking for all the  w o r l d  as if they had won the competition, rather than just one round, or one match, even if it was by the score of 6-1. The building shook, and the rest of Europe  s h o o k , too.” (x)