i was a surprised to see photos from chelsea v. barcelona on sf gate last night and this morning. does this mean the champions league has gone mainstream in america now? i also thought it was a bit weird that #ucl was a trending topic on twitter yesterday. i couldn’t figure out if this was a good thing or the same sort of nonsense that gave us “epl” for the premiership.
anyhow… yesterday’s match was interesting. more so than arsenal and man utd. the other day. i do feel for my friends who are chelsea fans, but… not that much. i think barcelona v. man utd. will be more interesting that a rematch of last year. that game was terribly dull. it was also good because a friend came over to watch. dr j supports and indulges my desire to watch as many football matches as possible, but very rarely does he watch them with me. i can respect that, but it’s nice to talk to somebody about what’s going on and it really helps calm my nerves. (i tend to make myself physically ill otherwise.) it was also fun because this friend is a barca supporter, so it was somehow better to root against chelsea. i did sort of want chelsea to win so that they would be tired for the fa cup final, but… not that much.
oh and a flag about snoop drog was pretty funny.