Saturday, August 02, 2008
...Where I'm going to find my next mancrush. (I know only about 1 and 1/2 of you care about this, but you always have the option of reading your dang own blog.)
Yesterday a transfer was finalized that will send Juan Toja from FC Dallas to Romanian club Steaua Bucuresti. He is was one of my favorite players that I actually got to watch in person on a regular basis. About a year ago, I first revealed my newest mancrush (which has no sexual connotations, it just means that as one man you like and respect another man...and probably wish you were him) and he's already gone. He brought a combination of skill and effort rarely seen on any sports field, maybe especially soccer. But, he wanted to have a chance to play for and against the big clubs, so off to Europe he goes. Now I'm taking applications.
Tony Romo seems like an obvious replacement, but he may just be too obvious.
And I don't want to share my mancrush with basically every guy in the Metroplex. Oh well. Below is a video farewell from Juan with some of his highlights (there's another shorter highlight video if you follow the link to the previous post) that remind me why I loved him...uh, I mean liked and respected him so. So long and via con Dios. We hardly knew you Juan, we hardly knew you.