Saturday, June 10, 2006

The State We're In, In-ger-land edition


The incomparable Arsenal fan and all-around genius Nick Hornby, on the mind-set of England supporters at the end of the sophisticated Sven-Goran Eriksson's reign:

"We'd still prefer to be bombing the Germans; but after sixty years, there's a slowly dawning suspicion that those days aren't coming back any time soon, and in the meantime, we must rely on sarong-wearing, multi-millionaire pretty boys to kick the Argies for us. We're not happy about it, but what can we do?"

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