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.
Spotted on Eleven Devils:
Simon Kuper in the Financial Times
Gennaro Gattuso, the Italian footballer…reportedly prepares for matches by reading Dostoevsky on the toilet…a rare modern sportsman to stick to primitive ritual.
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by Brian Phillips · February 13, 2009