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Soccer and European Identity

Throughout Europe, soccer matches like the FIFA World Cup have become deeply significant, in part because that continent's identity is so complex.
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Why We Love World Cup Anthems

The excitement of the FIFA World Cup is exemplified by the songs that become World Cup anthems—both official and unofficial.
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A Marxist Take on FIFA

FIFA is a corporation--the current crisis of football fits perfectly into the model of capitalist expansion and inevitable crisis predicted by Marx.

Historical Perspectives on the World Cup

First, the basics. The World Cup is run by FIFA, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Heidrun Homburg ...