‘DC United vs Chicago Fire 06’
courtesy of ‘maxedaperture’
I have a soccer on the brain, I’ll admit it. The World Cup starts three weeks from right now, and it’s like Christmas Eve for anyone who loves joga bonito. Before all that gets going, though, there is a chance to catch some global soccer right here in the District. As announced earlier this spring, one of Italy’s Serie A squads, AC Milan, will be in town next week to face off against United at RFK Stadium. Good news if you were thinking of going to the match on Wednesday: it looks like there are still some seats available.
If you’re looking for the reason why I’m thinking about soccer so much today, it’s completely related to this epic three-minute commercial/feature from Nike. 1 million views on YouTube and counting (although I’m probably responsible for about 137,000), I still look for any excuse to share it: