is a Scottish reporter in Brazil who writes about sport for Reuters. Also CPJ representative in SP. Author of 'Doctor Socrates.' #GGTTH

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@DLBiller @alexcuadros Careful. You'll be clapping the sunset before you know it...
@jamiekborthwick Hmm, not so sure, Jamie. I remember it that way in the 1970s (although it wasn't discussed in those same terms). Maybe in the 80s and 90s the difference was less stark, however.
@jamiekborthwick The interesting thing about that exchange is that it reinforces the belief that Hibs are more of a passing team and Hearts are more physical. It was always thus....
Banter or not? Funny or not? insulting or not? The one take away from all this is that Craig Levein showed (and continues to show) a lack of class and humility. #GGTTH  https://twitter.com/STVSport/status/955831587869949954 
Someone just reminded me I wrote this about Ronaldinho in 2013 as he neared the height of his Atletico Mineiro fame:  https://andrewdownie.wordpress.com/2012/08/30/interviewing-ronaldinho-13-years-on/ 
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