Sunday, July 02, 2006

Football and the New Global South

As France inched towards victory in yesterday's match between with Brazil, one could not help noticing the composition of the French team- I could see only two or maybe three white faces. Tony Karon puts it well:
And with Brazil out, France is clearly now the representative of the global south, made up as it is by Diaspora Africans and Arabs. I hope they win the whole thing.
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