Guy Lafleur Essay
virtuoso skills, it is his time to create.
The Italians have a phrase, inventa fapartita. Translated, it means to "invent the game." A phrase often used by soccer coaches and journalists, it is now, more often than not, used as a lament. For in watching modern players with polished but plastic skills, they wonder at the passing of soccer genius – Pele, Christiano Ronaldo, Messi – players whose minds and bodies in not so rare moments created something unfound in coaching manuals, a new and continuously