Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Di Stefano on Real

Shades of Johan Cruyff on Holland this summer in the Real great's comments on his old squad's defensive approach to Saturday's Clásico:
In a strong criticism, the honorary president of Madrid said the merengue club played like a "mouse" against the "lion" that was Barcelona.


"I like and admire the great dominance over the game that Barcelona has", commented Di Stefano, who is 84. "Football isn't watched with the eyes, but rather with the soul. They treat the ball with respect, adoration, almost spoiling it. Watching this team in action is a delight for everyone."

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