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Farewell, Dirk Kuyt

Updated: June 3, 2012, 2:48 PM ET
By James Tyler

These days, few events in the soccer world surprise me -- a player said he didn't want a transfer and then leaves for way more money! Mario Balotelli acts out! Cristiano Ronaldo scores physics-defying goal! -- but Sunday morning saw the most stunning news of all. Dirk Kuyt is leaving Liverpool.

Now, the event in and of itself isn't shocking. The past season saw his touch and influence decline to the point that his play in sporadic deployments was as ugly and occasionally ...

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