The Political Expediency of Soccer

The Guardian‘s Barney Ronay turns a jaundiced eye upon German chancellor Angela Merkel’s sudden love of soccer. Money quote:

Her involvement now extends to her sending regular text messages to the players; in particular to personal favourite Bastian Schweinsteiger, with whom a certain flirtatiousness has been queasily observed.

Sometimes I wish I could write like a Brit.

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2 responses to “The Political Expediency of Soccer

  1. Alex

    That’s an interesting new twist on Merkel’s Boner.

  2. daynperry

    Wow. I really wish I’d thought of that line. Well done, sir.

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