Lionel Messi's Complicated Relationship With Argentina Isn't A Unique Phenomenon, International Expectations Are Unattainably High

If Leo Messi couldn’t put things right for Argentina on the pitch, he did put things in stark terms off it. “We must change this shit,” the Barcelona star said after his side's atrocious 3-0 defeat to Brazil. “We must change things in our heads, because...

Manchester United Fans Avoid The Annual England Heartache And Concentrate On Quality Closer To Home

If you’re watching the England national team play their World Cup qualifier against Malta on Saturday, scan the flags among the England fans. It’s unlikely you’ll see any from Manchester United or even Manchester. I attended the European championships in France in the summer and met...