A few football-adjacent links and a schedule of games this week, curated by Tens Club
NOVEMBER 16TH, 2020
ON THIS DAY IN 1998:
Romário opens "Cafe do Goal"
"Cafe do Gol" is (was?) a 2-floor, 2,500-person restaurant-bar-discotheque complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Photos: Antonio Scorza
Here are the bathroom stalls:
The paintings of Zico holding toilet paper (L) and Mario Zagallo taking a dump (R) were "only meant as a joke." Surely it has nothing to do with Romário being left off the roster for the 1998 World Cup.
"Romário has never been much of a committed athlete and has always had a rather laissez-faire approach to training. 'The night was always my friend. When I go out, I am happy and when I am happy I score goals', he once summarised."