Welcome to our drawing board. A few times per month, our resident cartoonist, Finn, will sling out some dope and exclusive art for you — usually on the back of a big moment that’s captured our attention in the Real Madrid world. Here is this week’s drawing, and if you ever want to look back at Finn’s previous (and amazing) work, just check out our Drawing Board page. Of course, you may want to check out the dope shirts Finn designed as well.
Following Real Madrid’s 3-2 ‘El Clasico Friendly’ — also known as the oxymoron of all oxymorons — loss; Neymar, prodigal Brazilian son and lauded Cule sidekick to Lionel Messi, went into the Real Madrid locker-room where he spent 15 minutes paying his respects and adding a couple kits to his collection.
We all knew what that meant. Pique’s premonition withered, Messi lost his Robin, and Barcelona lost their second-best player this past season. Neymar may not have had a statistical breakthrough in 2016-2017, but the eye-test on him was really good. He tracked defensively on the left wing when needed, and was a thorn in every opponent as a flair-possessed menace.
No one really thought PSG would sign Neymar this off-season, including Cules. Finn encapsulates this in today’s drawing: