Thursday, May 1, 2008
To the victor go the jokes
Raul Vargas, the Galaxy's equipment manager, has been with the team as long as Cobi Jones has - from the very start of the club - so he takes their wins and losses especially to heart. At practice the other day, he stopped by to tell me how I should wave to any Chivas USA players.
Not like this:
But like this:
Even as I chuckled, I was thinking about how the Galaxy won the first SuperClasico last season, only to go on to two 3-0 losses to Chivas USA. The teams also have yet to meet where it really matters - the playoffs. Bottom line, that "laughing best when laughing last" stuff is true.