Thursday, May 28, 2009

MU vs. Barça : Capitalism vs. Socialism

Barcelona have a big edge over Manchester United in that they will never be for sale | Football | The Guardian

Manchester United versus Barcelona is a dream final for the romantic, two great clubs sharing traditions of skill and panache – yet the broader values they embody seem now to spring from opposing visions of the sport. On one side of Stadio Olimpico tomorrow will be Barça, 'mes que un club' – more than a club – as the Catalan institution proclaims itself, bearing Unicef on the shirts, owned by 163,000 members. On the other will stand the famous Man United, soaked in history and tradition with AIG, the ultimate symbol of reckless financial speculation on their chests, and owned by the Glazers.


But, sadly, Barça did play better on the night.

No riots in Manchester though!

1 comment:

Bearded Socialist said...

I was quite enjoying the triumph of socialism over capitalism, so i'm happy that socialism won. And that I got to watch a really interesting match