The Run of Play is a blog about
the wonder and terror of soccer.
We left the window open during a match in October 2007 and a strange wind blew into the room.
Now we walk the forgotten byways of football with a lonely tread, searching for the beautiful, the bewildering, the haunting, and the absurd.
Remember Darren Farley, the Liverpool fan whose dead-on impersonations of Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard, and Rafa Benítez made him a YouTube sensation? Well, things have been happening for Darren Farley. Online celebrity has brought him to the stage of Liverpool’s Local Heroes event. Where he’s asked to impersonate Rafa Benítez. And where, unbeknownst to him, he’s about to meet Rafa Benítez. Let’s watch.
Does Rafa actually say at one point that because his English isn’t good, he has trouble saying “Fernando Torres”? What language does he think “Fernando Torres” is in?
[via The Beautiful Game]
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by Brian Phillips · December 9, 2008