Author Archives: Lauren Oliveri

About Lauren Oliveri

I'm a senior Biomedical Engineering major at Duke University. I enrolled in Duke’s Soccer Politics class in hopes of learning enough about football to fully understand and appreciate why the world goes nuts every four years. My high profile soccer career consisted of one season on the youth league in my town as a gifted 7 year old. My golden highlight: faking an injury and eating oranges on the sideline.

Slavic Rivals: A Brief History

The historically vicious Belgrade derby took place earlier this month on November 2nd. While Red Star clearly dominated the match, the only goal posted during the game was by Partizan defender Milan Obradovic, who accidentally scored on his own keeper with a header in the 18th minute. Partizan fans took home a loss from Red… Read More »