No, force of habit does not make the walls of the White House impervious to tension. In any case, not when the Covid gets involved. The day before our arrival in the Spanish capital, two Real players tested positive and the pressure suddenly increased a notch in Valdebebas. While a fourteenth Champions League is at hand, there is no question that a virus will seize up the Madrid mechanics. The control of the PCR tests is rigorous, the wearing of the mask imposed on the rare authorized visitors, the palpable jitters. What alter the good nature of Eduardo Camavinga? This is where the magic of recklessness happens.