Mes Que Messi

Casa de Lucy

Written by: Flora Snelson
Artwork by: Eamonn Dalton
Lucy Bronze preparing to take a throw-in for Barcelona

Barcelona Femení often find themselves on the fun side of a large scoreline. In the first four games of their Champions League campaign, the Blaugrana netted 21 goals in a clean sweep of wins, making a mockery of the elite competition, where the best of the best fight each other to be the bestest best. Next to them, everyone else just looks… average.

In January I went to see the Barça girlies in action. I wanted to see a really good football team and, naturally, have a peek at Keira Walsh and Lucy Bronze’s overseas adventures. Walking around the city in the days before the match, I thought, yeah, alright. This life’s for me. January temperatures in the teens, terraces, patatas bravas on every street corner? That’s before I get to tank-top training under the sun day-in-day-out with the best football club in Europe.

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