The joy of rooting for Ajax in Europe
I grew up as a fan of Ajax Amsterdam. Because I was Dutch, all my friends in school were Ajax fans, and because around the time I got very heavily and irreversibly into soccer, at age 10 in 1994, Ajax was the best team on the planet with a dazzling young nucleus.
They were halcyonic days I am both happy and sad I lived through -- happy because I got to see it; sad because I now know better. Ajax won the 1994-95 Champions League, returned to the final the next season (losing ...
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