Everyone has a birthday. A joyful day for receiving presents from family and friends, for blowing out candles on a cake as you celebrate your arrival on this earth. Some people even have two, such as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II — one to mark the date of her birth, and one to celebrate the anniversary of her coronation.
Heute wird er endlich mal wieder gefeiert. Mario Gomez (30) hat in Istanbul einen großen Auftritt vor Fans und Medien – als neuer Star von Besiktas. Gestern in Florenz die abschließenden Verhandlungen mit seinem Ex-Klub Fiorentina (kassiert rund 6 Mio Ablöse), heute Vormittag die Unterschrift und der Flug in die Türkei.
It is time for Mario Balotelli to change the message. Why not me any more? The intense moments that seemed to follow him around appear to be toned down these days, because he spends too much time on the periphery.
New York City FC threw their first ‘Pirlo Party’ on Sunday, and the guest of honour made a timely appearance for the MLS newcomers, providing a welcome second-half boost in an eight-goal thriller that did much for the league’s excitement level, if little for anyone’s defensive reputations.