Thursday, 25 June 2009
Luis Boa-Morte Unfairly Criticised.
I have heard it all now. Poor Luis. Not only was he the target of the Upton Park boo boys, it appears that the people of Portugal do not appreciate his talents either.
Luis has complained: "In Portugal, a lot of heed is given to what the critics and what people say. There are people involved in football for over 20 years, be they journalists or commentators, who don't think things through. They always say the same thing. They are used to seeing the likes of Nani and Simao in the side, and they don't respect others. I think they don't respect me or my work."
Outrageous! He continued: “It doesn't matter if you are experienced, if you have played many years in the same championship, if you often win, if you have a good season. They find it strange to see you in the line-up and there is criticism."
Criticism of Boa? How? He added: "There is no jealousy in the national team. Regardless of who plays, the atmosphere is always very good. I went 2 years and 9 months without being called up, but does that make me a stranger?"
Two years and nine months? Isn't that just about how long it has been since he scored? He concluded: “I have played many games for my country, but there are many people who do not want to see that."
How can those "many people" not want to see Luis Boa-Morte in the national side? Do they not appreciate the virtue of commitment? Do they not understand that the game isn't all about silky passing, shooting on target and tackling without giving away free kicks? Idiots!
Poor Luis and poor Faubert. Isn't it about time the fans and critics shut up and accepted that these guys are actually much better than they ever appear to be when on the pitch? Luis and Julian understand the game on a higher plain, they see the game differently. Each has a talking mirror that is programmed to respond appropriately to the morning challenge, "Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the most brilliantest of them all?" No wonder they are both bemused by all the misinformed criticism!
Posted by Hammersfan at 16:55