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Why Playing Football is just like Not Paying Taxes

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 I feint.
I dive.
I evade.
I avoid.
I bend the rules.
But obviously try to keep them.
I’m legal.
What does ethical mean?
Anyway, my agent does it all for me.
Responsibility?
I provide the circus.
You get your own bread.

Ah, Juvenal! “…Duas tantum res anxius optat, Panem et circenses.”
(Only two things does he (the modern citizen) anxiously wish for – bread and the big match.)

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