I never thought I'd write it, but there it is. It's one of the most ridiculous comparisons in the world to make, but I kept finding myself saying it in the Dallas game. Especially in that howler of a miss after beating
1v1. You can find a video of it
if you are into that kind of thing.
Right after seeing that I couldn't help but think of El Nino, and his disappointing first years as a Chelsea player--especially when considering the glory days he had at Liverpool. I uttered one of the most idiotic phrases I've ever uttered:
"Omar Cummings is the Fernando Torres of the MLS"
It was an instinctive reaction, and it would have passed completely had I not just been curious. Why did I think that? Is it just because I'm an idiot? Or is there actually something to the comparison?
Full disclosure, as far as the EPL goes, I'm a Chelsea FC supporter. Full disclosure over. Feel free to stop reading and go immediately to the comments to call me names that end with "wat" and "unt".
And that got me thinking about Liverpool, which ...