I am not going to write about yesterday's world cup final because, France, my intuitive selection for rank 1, lost [:(].
I am not going to write about yesterday's world cup final, because zizou's capricious last minute act of headbutt (keeping all the logical and rationales behind), was an uncalled death of sportsman ship and in my friends language 'game ki haar'.
I am not going to write about yesterday's world cup final also because,
for the second time in the history of FIFA world cup finals, penalty shootouts had to be used, which I believe, perhaps relegates the glory of a 'team game' such as soccer, relinquishing the fate of two nations and hundreds other in their support, on the potentiality of two
And I am not going to write about yesterday's world cup final, because there were other great finals happening which need to get the limelight.
But yes, I am going to write about world cup 2006 because, it bids farewell and extends warm welcome to some great legends of world football.
I am going to write about the world cup 2006, because even though only 10% of the total world's population could manage to watch the Italians toasting with the golden cup, it united the whole world beyond nationalism, racism, like nothing else could.
And I guess I have written about the world cup of 2006, because never before in all those 25 years of my life, I have followed a sporting event in such a religious manner (except for the cliched cricket world cups).
And not for the least, I guess I have wriiten all this because the unremmitting memoirs of these last 30 days, will remain forever with me....