The view from Spain

Too easy?

April 16, 2012
By Phil Ball
I was reading in an English magazine this week that all the records that are being broken by Messi, Ronaldo and their respective clubs reflect well on the Spanish league, in the sense that there is a filtering down of the quality - exemplified - in the magazine's view, by such events as Athletic Bilbao's recent humbling of Manchester United and the presence of five teams in the two European competitions' semi-finals.

On the other hand, according to the editorial, it was just 'too easy' ...

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