He was sat with the elite team he has built to take Lille to the top. It is an impressive array of talent even if it feels slightly like fantasy football.
The local press have been speaking of a ‘big bang’.
This is how it works now for clubs who are trying to push their way into the elite, they need somewhere to start from.
A part-time job with young children, beer, guys, Frisbee golf, pool, poker, his dog Astro, and sex: what could be missing?
Then, at his ten-year college reunion, Dex meets Syd, and the "Tao of Steve" may not be enough to get him what he wants.
In his early 30s, the beer-bellied Dex has things figured out.
He's widely read in philosophy, he's studied Steve Mc Queen the prototypical cool American hero, and he's distilled Buddhism and Taoism into three laws that make him a hit with women: don't express desire, do something heroic in front of her, then retreat.
It’s not them being insincere, it’s just part of the culture.
And you have to know that the “I love you” after two weeks of dating is not the same “I love you” as after six months of dating. Maybe they’ve watched too many soap operas or their Latin temper is as heated as the sun, but Argentinians can be the jealous types and they don’t mind starting a fight over it. so I thought I knew flakiness first hand – people will promise you anything and not deliver.
Dex, the leading male character, has told Syd that he's falling in love with her, and she asks why he doesn't stop seeing other women. So I can bask in the warmth of your annihilating contempt?