Bow to him… or at least double over in pain.
Cristiano Ronaldo and David De Gea define a beautiful game - In broad strokes, there’s the contrast between the floating, fragile brilliance of a Mesut Ozil or, later, a Luka Modric or the thrusting muscular forcefulness of Wayne Rooney,Sami Khedira. There’s the philistine and all-but-intolerable, though this time barely-glimpsed, ugliness of Pepe and the adroit deftness of the rapier-like Robin van Persie. This is a sport where a bruiser and a ballerina can compete on equal terms in a single symphony… (SB Nation)
United Building from the Back - Despite an enthralling tie that reflected teams of the highest quality and remains enticingly on edge, Jose Mourinho was markedly unmoved. “Nothing new, not a surprise,” was his post-match reaction. Given the Portuguese’s notorious penchant for “mind games” – which Alex Ferguson himself flagged before this match – it’s genuinely difficult to detach what the Real Madrid manager actually fel