Today, Tim Cahill announced his retirement. For all our footballing lives, he was there to bail us out. With him gone, it’s time we all become adults.
Yes, France won the World Cup, but that’s only half the story. The captured nonsense that surrounded the event was substantially more layered.
While it’s been a big week in world sport, we should recognise the familiar violence that is taken out in its name.
This morning we discovered that football is not coming home. But, as a supporter of England, losing at the point of victory is all we know. It’s fine.
While you were asleep: Trudeau responds to groping allegations, Cavani to destroy science, Scotland’s almost historic day
I always marvel at how radiant you look in the morning. Don’t think I haven’t noticed. The news? Oh, Justin Trudeau was held to a different standard, Edinson Cavani wants to blow up science and Scotland disappointed itself. Now come back to bed.