crock of shit. Does MOurinho pass the ball? dos he save the shots?
No, its Barca v Inter ffs
Because thats what I was saying.
You nailed it. Congratulations.
meant Mourinho was out there running about making tackles and saving shots all of the while managing himself.
I was talking about perception, media perception and lets face it a large if not majority of the public. In the original post I was replying to fast lane was openly wondering why people are rooting for Inter over Barca, and my point was that this is less of a story of people rooting for Inter, rather they were rooting for Mourinho. Maybe its not like that on here where people have appreciation for other leagues and follow other teams regularly but from an English perspective given Mourinho's impact in his time over here tonight is the story of Barcelona vs. Mourinho.
A story rightly or wrongly portrayed as Barca player's
skill vs. Mourinho's
tactics. It makes sense as I'm sure if you stopped the average premier league fan on the street they'd be able to name a lot more of Barca's players than they could Inter players (they'd probably struggle to get past 1 or 2). People I think look at this tie and think of the likes of Messi or Xavi for Barca, but on the flip side they don't think really think of players for Inter they think of Mourinho. To an extent I think a lot of the public would see this game the same way if it was Barca vs. Porto with Mourinho in charge.
You can accept that or not but you don't need to be ridiculously over reactionary.