Swedish football player Henrik Rydström, currently a player with Kalmar FF in Allsvenskan, often writes columns for Swedish newspaper Expressen about his views on football. In his latest writings, posted on the 16th of December, he expressed his thoughts on Barça being like a woman and why Zlatan could never fit in. The original article can be found here.
Barcelona is the knockout beauty. The one you just have to admire and long for. Messi, Iniesta, Xavi, Villa, Alves, it’s so soft, so beautiful and nothing is squared nor horrific. But all in all there is something else which impresses the most. The mentality. The desire to make sacrifices. Every day of the week.