Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Mundial (4)

I've come to the conclusion that at every World Cup game there's a FIFA agent positioned high up in the stadium holding a device with a big red button marked "Turbo".

When pressed the match ball temporarily goes into anti-grav mode. It seems that Lampard can't get anywhere near it before the button gets pressed...and Bravo's missed penalty for Mexico this afternoon showed all the signs.

Twice daily I walk down Mercer street in Covent Garden. One of the doorways has a permanent resident, whose own front door (pictured) suggests that even the metropolis's least favoured citizens are getting into the spirit of things.

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