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FIFA 2010

06.11.2010 · Posted in Editorials, Sports

World soccer can whip up a nationalist frenzy like nothing else. This is also a time when French Bashing becomes popular in many circles; sports writers and commentators for instance. This year will be no exception if France qualifies for the next rounds. wins, loses or … does anything at all really. A reminder of ...

The Anti-French Lexicon of Soccer

06.18.2008 · Posted in Editorials, Pop Culture, Sports

Italy beat France at soccer two nil. Soccer is a game of endurance, strategy and team building. Being the most popular team sport in the world, it often stokes the patriotic fibre in fans and the public at large. However, when it comes to sports commentators, we sometimes have to endure slurs and jabs. The ...