Having slept through my alarm, and not for the first time – it was with a mad cross city dash that I raced towards the ferry terminal that would hopefully take me to Uruguay.
A refreshingly cool breeze blows over me as I step out in to the streets of Buenos Aires. I fight the tiredness, perhaps a little jetlagged but most likely the effect of spending around 10 hours stuck at Bogota airport the day before.
One minute of extra time to be played. 49,900 of the riotous fans inside the 50,000 stadium are willing Nacional to score. One goal to take the grand final of the Colombian league to penalties. A couple of half chances come and go, as the crowd moan inconsolably. People are starting to leave, edging away […]