Originally uploaded by malias.
French Philosopher and avid football fan Jaques Derrida once said that "Beyond the touchline there is nothing".
The existenial writer and thinker Albert Camus (and incidentally, goalkeeper for Algeria) opined that "All that I know most surely about morality and obligations I owe to football".
J.B. Priestley writing in the 1930s claimed that "For a shilling United offered you conflict and art."
It seems that great men have been inspired and entertained by soccer.
On Saturday the new season begins in England and as the Premier League is a world game now It's just as easy to follow it here in Paris. I'll be popping down to the pub on Sunday to catch a match.
If you want to own part of a football team you might want to try this site. http://www.myfootballclub.co.uk/
However, there is one question all the most brilliant minds in the world can't answer; Why is my team (Leeds United) so rubbish?