The Beautiful GameI have been skeptical. The diving, the performances, the tedious passing back to the keepers.
This Germany-Italy match was a great antidote. No tedium.
And heaven knows whether the outcome was just (I would not know) but it sure looked like it - and it was not the tedious painful Italy of past years. Nor the tedious Germany.
Let us hope we get this quality for the final.
What I do know is that the streets around my house will now explode with irrational exuberance. (Just where I live in Toronto.)