Barbaric Sport: A Global Plague by Marc Perelman
As Argentina's ecstatic football supporters celebrated their country's victory over the Netherlands in the 1978 World Cup final at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires, their feverish applause drowned out the anguished screams of political dissidents being hacked to pieces by chainsaws just 300 yards away. Football distracted and contaminated the conscience of the masses, even bolstering the country's brutal dictatorship.
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team