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What’s wrong with the Old Ball Game?

As baseball season is about to begin once again, for me it doesn’t feel the same anymore, I’m not excited as I used to be, I’ll explain more.

When I made my first trip to old Yankee Stadium in 2007, I immediately fell in love with the game of baseball. I watched every Yankees game, including spring training, even while I was in class at school, I didn’t care. I was so passionate that I watched spring training games on MLB.TV instead of a big Champions League knockout match. I was very weird among people in my school.

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The incredible underdog story of Ajax Amsterdam

Who would have thought that the powerful back to back to back UCL champions Real Madrid would be knocked out by the Dutch team Ajax when the results of the Round of 16 were revealed? At least not Real Madrid’s captain Sergio Ramos, who received a yellow card on purpose so he would serve the one match suspension in the second leg clash against Ajax and not in the quarterfinals against a potential stronger rival- karma! Only few people believed Ajax would eliminate Real Madrid, mostly their fans.

Well, that happened, Ajax has come from behind overcoming a 1-2 defeat in the first leg at their own home, beating Real Madrid 1-4 in the second leg at the Bernabéu on Tuesday with an amazing performance, with the Ajax playing style.

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