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The Hitchcockian, once in a lifetime night of football
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The Hitchcockian, once in a lifetime night of football

They say a truly classic football match can be seen once in a full-moon but on that historic night, it occurred twice in the space of a few hours On the morning of 29th June, 2021, I woke up with sheer disbelief, felt like a hungover and was recalling what happened last night. I was sure, most of the football fans around the world felt the same as they were spellbound by the most astonishing, surreal, once in a lifetime football night. It was tantamount to the suspense of Alfred Hitchcock aka the king of suspense, but even the great British auteur director might have been awed by sheer thrill, the saga of comebacks, display of every possible human emotions, triumph of will and tenacity, and the exuberance which mesmerized the world. And it was not for once, but twice. They ...