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What Milan Pique really thinks (asked by anon)
Esa bolsa se llama “La bolsa”.
-Oye necesito una bolsa
-Saca de la bolsa.
-Oye mete la bolsa a la bolsa de las bolsas
IKER & MARÇ - UCL 13-14 - Final - Real Madrid vs. Atlético de Madrid - 24/05/2014
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Mass hysteria has taken over the Bernabéu stands. It’s not inconceivable that one of these days a mob of angry fans could set up a protest camp in front of Florentino’s offices, banging the war drum and demanding immediate changes.
And this is the case after just two bad games? That’s the problem. A large section of supporters are on the verge of a nervous breakdown because of two bad results. The whole Real Madrid machine is creaking under immense amounts of pressure, pressure that has been the hallmark of ‘Los Blancos’ ever since Florentino Pérez took charge. Anything can be bought and sold, and prices are always hitting peaks and troughs in the clamour to keep climbing.
And it’s the ability to deal with a run of bad luck that hits a trough when huge bundles of cash have already been bandied about. When the club president has spoken up to defend the club’s accounts rather than sticking up for the team captain, we can see what really goes on in the directors’ box.
The very public lynching of Iker Casillas during the derby could have been avoided much earlier. The president has failed to deal with his keeper being called fat, lazy and a snitch. Mourinho’s inner circle, which also leaked stories and made nods, winks and funny handshakes right, left and centre, set about sowing seeds of doubt about Casillas, and meanwhile the top brass sat back and said nothing. If the response had come as quick as it did on Saturday, when a banner reading “Florentino out” was taken down, then Casillas wouldn’t currently be suspected of having been the man on the grassy knoll, because as far as Real Madrid fans are concerned it was Casillas that killed Kenny.
Blaming him for the first goal, while Fabio Coentrao, Cristiano and Karim Benzema defended with their hands in their pockets, shows a nasty streak of premeditation from a fanbase that has grown accustomed to using players and then discarding them, a culture that Florentino himself established. It might already be too late for Iker though, because even if he pulls off a save to equal what Gordon Banks did against Pele it’s unlikely the fans would stop baying for their pound of flesh.
Fans outside Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
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James is an understanding man
MATS TAKING DEEP BREATHS TO CALM DOWN
feat. OLIVER KIRCH