Even as the excitement builds and the stakes get higher, there is a certain sadness that surrounds the final games of Euro 2008. It’s not just coping with the loss of our favorite team, it’s the realization that soon we’ll have to go back to our normal lives. Some England fans have warded off the post-tournament ennui (or non-tournament ennui, as it were) by creating a sticker book called Losers 2008 which shows players going back to their normal lives. Whether it fixing up the house, going fishing or walking the dog, we can all relate.
Inspired by Losers, we decided to come up with a few other sticker book ideas to lift our spirits and to occupy our time before World Cup 2010. Read my column at ESPN.