8.04.2010

On Tim Ream, Marquez & Emperor Palpatine...

Ream

There's a nice piece about Tim Ream in the Miami Herald today that mentions him as a Rookie of the Year candidate and, at $40K a year, a total and complete steal. Like I said, it's not bad and you should read it if you have a minute.

You know what I really find interesting is that with Rafa Marquez now conscripted to Hans Backe's Taurine Army, the player that some -including myself- are tipping to be the heir-apparent to Carlos Bocanegra & Gooch in the U.S. back line has the opportunity to be tutored by the player that has been the biggest pain in the ass for our bitterest rival for the last 8 years. It is akin to Luke Skywalker doing an apprenticeship under Darth Vader; the New Hope gets the chance to learn the dark art of defending from the Not-at-All-Phantom Menace.

Obviously I know that Ream hasn't been capped yet and this is all supposition and so forth but it's pretty crazy when you think about it. And honestly I can't be the only one that thinks that Red Bull Arena looks like a starship and that Backe bears a shocking resemblance to Emperor Palpatine (and the pope for that matter) so there is obviously something there.

Sameguy

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

What is with the Catholic Bigotry

Johnathon Sykes said...

...it's called a joke.

Not every joke is an attack on an insitution. Slow down there, Red Baron.

SF said...

As a Catholic I'm not convinced that saying one guy looks like another constitutes bigotry. I look like Larry Fishburne and that's not a slight against him. Sh*t, my momma probaly thinks it's a compliment.

Eric said...

What's with the Sith bigotry?

Andrew said...

what's with the Backe bigotry?

vik said...

Oh shit, it's like A New Pope, and The Empire Strikes Backe all over again.

I hope Marquez isn't too liberal with his trade secrets on getting sent off.

vik said...

Also, and this could be the coffee talking, but is it not possible that Ream is Marquez's long lost offspring? This would explain why he chose redbulls instead of some Italian gig after barca. Tim, yo soy tu padre.

Anonymous said...

opara shits on ream

Anonymous said...

Ream is the New Hope! Oh and the Pope is evil. Catholicism sucks. I used to be one.

Anonymous said...

Jesus saves more than Bouna.

Anonymous said...

I've never seen Jesus block a shot.

Alan said...

Great and funny post!!


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Host Pay Per Head said...

You bet that they are. Even in their evil ways. Someone that probably I don't want to meet in the street.