TITLE

Kickback

AUTHOR(S)
Foer, Franklin
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;12/10/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 24, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the political nature of the game of soccer. How Afghani men were shown on television playing soccer after the Northern Alliance routed the Taliban from Kabul; Iran's soccer team's performance in World Cup qualifying matches; Public displays of enthusiasm as Iran's team defeated those of other Gulf states; How national soccer teams aspire to compete in the World Cup.
ACCESSION #
5638863

 

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