Hi Xavi :)

EXCLUSIVE: Pep Guardiola’s email to Xavi following Barcelona’s 7-0 loss to Bayern in the Champions League. 

Excerpt:

Seeing your future not only defeat your past, not only taunt your past, but drop your past from high above into the path of an oncoming sport-utility vehicle — try to imagine the sensation that gave me. To see your past lose all its defenses, to see it exposed as a naked, mortal, vulnerable thing. A moment ago I overheard a woman coming out of the Qdoba say to her companion, “That was one weird burrito bowl.” I have considered her words, and I have realized that, with the economy of a poet, she has described what the Champions League semifinal was for me.

It was one weird burrito bowl, Xavi.

Read the whole thing here.

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    Awesome read!
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    Nice try, that is awesome. I appreciate the efforts that Pep did for Barça, but for me, he is no one else but a strong...
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    Me alegro por el 7-0
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