Watching Ghana Beat the U.S. with Mick and Bill

By | November 9, 2010

Courtesy of Grant Wahl’s twitter feed, here’s another take on one of the defining moments of the World Cup: the Ghana-U.S. game as viewed by Mick Jagger, aptly tagged “bad luck charm” by Wahl.

You can read my account of this game as seen from Johannesburg here, and travel to the streets of Accra that night here. I’m not sure why, but it’s somehow reassuring that, from the vantage point of a stadium, it seems pretty much as if Mick and Bill are about like everyone else.

Category: Ghana United States

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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