Tag: perugia

The violence and the victory of Marco Materazzi

In 1532, Niccolò Machiavelli published a now-famous treatise on leadership and governance. ‘Il Principe’ advised that, in an imperfect world, man must do whatever it takes to succeed and thrive. Machiavelli argued that…

Perugia and the undefeated season of miracles

“Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.” This neat phrase, coined by Albert Einstein, was never intended to refer to football. With apologies to the eminent physicist, however, let us…