Tag Archives: Maradona

The Return of the Number 10

Traditionally, the number 10 jersey has been assigned to a team’s most skilled and creative player, who is usually responsible for setting up offense, is given license to roam, and remains relatively free from defensive duties. However, the growing emphasis on tactics at the expense of individual expressiveness over the past fifteen years has rendered… Read More »

The World Cup: A Love Affair

It may not be a first memory, but every football god fearing fan is indelibly impressed by that one moment, or one sequence of arbitrarily strung events, that has fostered an eternal love affair with the world cup. The alluring quadrennial has the memory-imprinting power of a first kiss. One can conjure up the event… Read More »