El Pais columnist Ramon Besa: "Messi plays as if he were a seasoned jazz musician, always recognizable but different every night. He improvises with the same old score, the band follows him and he plays with a religious faith, and the fans demand that the music never stops."The quote comes from Washington Post columnist Steven Goff, who thankfully translates from the original Spanish.
Major h/t to my brother, who is owed a six-pack of Bell's Two Hearted Ale. Photo via si.com.