Ten years. It’s been 10 whole years since Lionel Andrés Messi, then just a 19-year-old kid, did this to Getafe:
Who cares that he didn’t mean to do this. Holy smokes, this is some goal. Here’s video:
Sweet mother of God, Barcelona are a force of nature. It’s currently about an hour into their match against Getafe. Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez, and Neymar have all scored. And those goals make up just five of their six total, each scored with some of the most outrageous skill you’ll see this year or any other.
Diego Costa failed to put his side up 2-0 at Getafe today when an Azulones supporter bared his ass in an attempt to distract the Atletico Madrid superstar during his penalty kick attempt.
You know things are bad when your coach says of your testicle injury, "I've never seen anything like it."
It's probably difficult to cultivate much of a season-ticket fan base when you're a soccer team in the Madrid suburbs. This is Getafe FC's burden. This is Getafe FC's blessing.
Getafe CF stunk up the joint in La Liga this year, with a 12-win, 8-draw, 18-loss campaign that put the squad on the cusp of relegation.