The 'other' football
Day 0: The "other" Michael Davies
It is one of those nightmares where you dream your alarm went off and you're already awake. You dream you got up, showered, packed, said goodbye to your ridiculously understanding girlfriend, jumped in a yellow cab and made it to JFK a comfortable two hours before your 12:15 p.m. departure to Tokyo's Narita airport. Five weeks in Japan, and the promise of the wildest, most wide-open and compelling World Cup ever.
Then those automatic doors ...
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