War and Soccer

How one man's goals helped heal a war-torn country

We weren’t really sure which fans we had been seeing on the streets

The driver showed us a wrinkly red River jersey that he had stuffed between the passenger seat.

Levski versus CSKA

Their reverence for the past clashing with concern for their culture’s place in a future modernization alongside that of Western Europe, played out in the extremist mentality that characterizes sports culture everywhere in the world.

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This was no park kickaround

If the ball needs to be kicked out, it’s whacked.

In what other sport do you have a moment where one man will determine the mood of millions?

This one moment Greek tragedy-like climax of personal drama combined with nationalism exists in no other sport.

Final Scene, Tehran and Bombay

World Cup at Dusk

Final Scene, Nairobi and Gaza

The World Cup in Evening

Final Scene, Belgrade and Tel Aviv

World Cup in Evening

Final Scene, France

The World Cup in Bleus