The Other Side of The Beautiful Game

For many in Madrid, CR7 was a religion in himself
Shaqiri and Zhaka’s celebrations reminding us that art and politics have very permeable boundaries
Les Bleus’ victory is a win for diversity

There is a lot that football still has to give in uniting the world, bit by bit. Let’s start with only one sport, and only one person today — you. Ask yourself this: what other thing could make anyone, old or young, rich or poor, immeasurably happy or dishearteningly sad, over and over in life, within a mere span of 90 minutes?

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