Sergio Busquets: Unheralded, astonishing genius

Despite the claim he is merely a system player.this article demands some attention

Wet grass, white posts, bulging nets, and ignited passions

Fans of Barcelona have been privileged to witness an endless list of world class players perform feats of individual brilliance and technical wizardry at the Camp Nou and all across Europe over the last decade. The likes of Ronaldinho, Larsson, Henry, Eto’o, Ibrahimovic, David Villa, Sanchez, Neymar, Suarez, and the incomparable Lionel Messi have brought millions to their feet in unison to applaud their emphatic destruction of innumerable hapless defenses. At the back, Victor Valdes has been protected by the likes of the evergreen Carles Puyol, Rafa Marquez, and now Gerard Pique, while van Bommel, Edgar Davids, Yaya Toure, Deco Xavi, and Iniesta have passed teams into submission. Barcelona’s players have been known as much for the visually striking beauty of their footballing ability, a veritable feast for the senses, as the integrity of their character that has gone a long way towards justifying the phrase most associated with the…

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