There are, in football, moments that are exclusively poetic: these are the moments of the “goal.” Each goal is always an invention, it is always a subversion of the code: each goal is inevitability, shock, stupor, irreversibility. Just as the poetic word.

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Il calcio “è” un linguaggio con i suoi poeti e prosatori

Published on “Il Giorno”, 1971