28 May '11, 4am

Why Barcelona must win: Beauty should always prevail: I come here not to bury the Crap Invincibles but to praise...

Why Barcelona must win: Beauty should always prevail: I come here not to bury the Crap Invincibles but to praise...

For Rohit Brijnath (left), justice will not be served tonight unless Barca's mastery and artistry win the day. Sanjay Nair believes teamwork and destiny will ensure that the skilful but almost workmanlike Manchester United will prevail. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA FRIENDS, foes, football people, lend me your fanaticism. I come here not to bury the Crap Invincibles but to praise the beauty of Barca. Shakespeare will not mind if I mangle his words and being a man of taste it is evident who he might cheer for. In King Lear, he wrote the accusing line, 'you base football player', but certainly there is nothing base, or coarse, or cheap about the conjurers from Catalonia. By the way, I did not invent the term Crap Invincibles. Furthermore, if this United have travelled so far, won so much, without a Messi equivalent, a Xavi clone, an Iniesta Xerox, then they have mocked the inve...

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