Posts Tagged ‘Vicente del Bosque’

Spain - Everything that has a beginning, has an end 1

Spain – Everything that has a beginning, has an end

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It was only a brief smile, a smirk even. It passed across Vicente Del Bosque’s rumpled features as Chile scored the second goal of their stunningly straightforward 2-0 win against his Spanish team, a fleeting glimpse of the emotions raging beneath the coach’s normally stoic visage.  In that moment, his thoughts — or at least some of […]

The vindication of Sergio Busquets 11

The vindication of Sergio Busquets

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“If I was a footballer, I would like to be like Busquets” Vicente del Bosque Of course, Vicente del Bosque was a footballer. And, despite spending the vast majority of his career in football on the opposite side of Spain’s great divide, he was like Busquets. Del Bosque didn’t create goals. He stopped them.