Greece, Sam

Why Greece? I asked. “My family is Greek and I got the shirt when I visited Greece after they had won European Championship.” Yes, Greece’d won the Euro, still hard to believe it. No matter what tactics they used to get there, not always a joy to watch, it is an admirable thing. Sam is a great kid, born in Montreal, but proudly shares his origins. … Continue reading Greece, Sam

BARCELONA, BEN

Why Barca? I asked. “Actually I’m a Liverpool fan, but I collect jerseys.” It’s nice to see Barcelona shirt with, now retired, Unicef logo. Ben lives in Montreal but comes from London, England. No London club could steal his heart as he grew up with a healthy doze of John Barnes, Ian Rush and company from Liverpool. He has in his collection every England jersey he could get … Continue reading BARCELONA, BEN