Archive for the 'Italy' tag

Afrika’s tale—saved from the streets to play on the streets

South Africa team captain Afrika sizes himself up...
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Umberto Eco, deconstructor of football

Umberto Eco, 75, hung over from jet lag and...
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We brake for commercials | Soccer spectacle fits seamlessly in America’s land of make-believe

In a 2001 title, cultural critic Peter Pericles...
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‘Mad about football’ | Tackling the stigma of mental illness through calcio, cinema

The trailer from Matti per il calcio (Mad about...
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Butting in on Christmas | Zidane, Materazzi herald His coming

Eventually, this presepe (crèche) will include...
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