E18: Arcadio Marcuzzi, Journalist & Soccer Analyst

Special Guest, Arcadio Marcuzzi, Journalist & Soccer Analyst –  98,5 FM SportsJournal MétroIMFC RadioCanadian Premier League – Answers our 12 Questions and talks about his Argentinian heritage, his passion for soccer, and his journey from soccer blogger to journalist/analyst, how timing sometimes is everything, what football will look like after this pandemic and more!

Art x Football


Salvador Dali


Born in 1904 – died 1989 Dali was an Eccentric Spanish surrealist artist renowned for his technical skill, precise draftsmanship and the striking and bizarre images in his work but, he also contributed to theatre, fashion, photography and so much more… 

Dalí’s artistic repertoire included painting, graphic arts, film, sculpture, design and photography, at times in collaboration with other artists. He also wrote fiction, poetry, autobiography, essays and criticism.

But he in no way was confined to just art in a classic sense,

  • He gave us the Lobster telephone and The Mae West Lips Sofa.
  • He collaborated with Disney for a short film showing his artwork interacting with Disney animation.
  • He also worked with fashion designers Like Christian Dior to create ‘ a special ‘costume for the year 2045′.
  • He collaborated on Photography with Man Ray, movies with Alfred Hitchcock 
  • He designed the logo for Chupa Chups lollipops

In 2006 a writer from the observer compared Rooney’s football skill to that of Dali’s in art … but what the writer didn’t know was that Dali actually dabbled in playing a little football in his younger years… 

He didn’t play with just anybody though… 

Dali’s childhood friends included future FC Barcelona footballers, Sagi Barbá and Jose Samitier. Their families used to holiday at at Catalan resort where this unlikely trio would play football together… 

Dali painted a picture of his schoolmate Jaume Miravitlles (who grew up to be a known politician and journalist) dressed in the uniform of the Figueres Sports Union, of which he was a player. They say they even played together in the schoolyard, with Dalí was a goalkeeper.

The painter has two works related to football. In 1974 he made an engraving commemorating the 75th anniversary of Barça and in 1977 painted ‘Gol’ for Sant Andreu