After spending the past week closely following two different elections of importance, I needed a freaking break last night. So, I went to a Champions League soccer game with a local that works in my office and some of his friends. Dynamo Kiev vs. Real Madrid. Judging from the scarcity of available seats, this was the hotest ticket in town. Real Madrid is, I'm told, pretty good. We got into the stadium by bribing cops and event officials. Game was pretty fun and learned lots of new, colorful words.