Rio, Rodgers and Sepp factor have made game beautiful again
Last winter, in these pages, I hectored Daniel McDonnell of this parish for his unwavering love for international football. Well, I'm delighted to say after a week of the 2014 World Cup: I'm back, baby!
Still, I remain in the dark as to why international football all of a sudden has shaken off its cagey, results-driven modus operandi for something far more exciting.
I do have some crack theories.