Aleksander Hemon on “Galacticos in Hell”

By | March 23, 2010

Aleksander Hemon, who wrote a great essay on football in Chicago in Granta Magazine earlier this year called “If God Existed, He’d Be a Solid Midfielder,” is now writing a blog on football at the New Republic. This week, he offers up a great riff on the “ritual demise” of “Europe’s most annoying soccer club.”

Category: Spain

About Laurent Dubois

I am Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University. A specialist on the history and culture of France and the Caribbean, notably Haiti, I am the author of Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France. I founded the Soccer Politics blog in the Fall of 2009 as part of a Duke University course called "World Cup and World Politics," whose students helped me develop the site.

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