Bobby Warshaw

Learning to live with and without soccer

I’ve been a professional soccer player for six years. This is what I’ve figured out. Image by Garrett Gunther / Maku Creative For the last few months, I’ve been increasingly aware of the fragility of my career and have started working on graduate school applications. Most of them ask similar questions. They want you to probe a …

Why Pep Guardiola’s teams will never be as good as his Barça

Man City showed its potential against Barcelona, but was it just a tease? (Manchester City) The Champions League rematch between Man City and Barcelona was awesome. Pep Guardiola had previously struggled against his old club, but with City’s 3–1 win he finally got the best of them. I’m tempted to declare it a turning point and, …