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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Author: bhupinder singh

an occasional blogger

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