The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

The Messi Paradox

The Messi Paradox

Even if you’re not interested in football, this is an fascinating question to ponder: How come that Lionel Messi, one of the best players of all times, is so average when it comes to one of the easier tasks on the pitch, scoring from the penalty spot?

Published in Weekly Filet #339, in March 2021.

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