Modern Curses

Modern Maledictions: The Case of Cristiano Ronaldo

February 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

The February 2016 issue of GQ features a cover story on soccer mega-star Cristiano Ronaldo. The profile, while typical of a celebrity spread in many ways (The cars! The money! The private islands!), also suggests that sporting curses (which we talked about here and here) are very much alive in our modern world. According to the story, the Real Madrid forward was the subject of a curse a few years back. The curse in question, laid by a man named Pepe the Wizard, is thought to be responsible for Read the full post...