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Post by Geezaldinho Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:16 pm

The youtube of Lionel Messi's 4 goal game against Arsenal just went up



This is his fourth hat trick of the 2010 campaign. (this one a four-goaler)

I don't think I can ever remember a player having a year like this.


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Post by ohhh_yeah Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:10 pm

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/columnists/hugh_mcilvanney/article7094342.ece
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Post by Geezaldinho Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:28 pm

Nice find.

Gotta love a guy who uses " assiduously eschews" in a sports article and pulls it off.

Stoney, did you see how he spelt "defence"?
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Post by footyfan Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:51 am

And a close second is Xavi's all around mid-field play...emphasis on amazing passing !

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Post by Geezaldinho Fri Apr 16, 2010 6:22 pm

Interesting take here:

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/marcela_morayaraujo/04/15/araujo.messi/

great stuff. comparisons to Pele, Maradona, and Cruyf, references to Jorge Luis Borges (my favorite author) and his place in Futbol's Pantheon.

We are only four months into the new year. I'm looking forward to the rest of it.
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Post by ohhh_yeah Wed May 12, 2010 11:58 pm

Purplegeezer wrote:

We are only four months into the new year. I'm looking forward to the rest of it.




this multiplied by 1,000,107...
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