Category Archives: Zidane

Soccer as Ritual, and Being on the Pitch with Zidane

The French anthropologist Christian Bromberger has studied and written about football games as a kind of ritual that provides an “inexhaustible terrain of interpretation” for those who participate and watch. In his French-language book “Le match de football,” he studied how crowds experienced and interpreted games in the European football heartlands of Marseille, Milan, and… Read More »

Le football comme rituel, Zidane et le cinéma expérimental

Dans son livre Le Match de football paru en 1995, l’anthropologue français Christian Bromberger analyse les passions soulevées par le football, plus particulièrement dans les villes de Marseille, Turin et Naples. Il résume les conclusions de son étude dans un article en anglais, “Football as World-View and as Ritual.” Dans ce texte, il décrit le football… Read More »

Il calcio come rito, Zidane e un film sperimentale

Nel suo libro La partita di calcio. Etnologia di una passione, l’antropologo francese Christian Bromberger interpreta la partita di calcio come una sorta di rito paradossale attraverso cui la folla dei tifosi si riconosce e si celebra come una collettività omogenea, anche se con modalità contraddittorie. Il “rito” calcistico si presta così “a una pluralità… Read More »

El Futbol como Ritual, Zidane, y el Cine Experimental

En “Football as a world-view and as ritual”, el antropólogo francés Christian Bromberger (1995) explica las razones de la gran capacidad de convocatoria del futbol. Vinculando el gran éxito de este deporte con el hecho de que evoca los valores de las sociedades modernas (como la recompensa al mérito colectivo e individual), Bromberger también destaca… Read More »

Soccer as Ritual, and Being on the Pitch with Zidane

The French anthropologist Christian Bromberger has studied and written about football games as a kind of ritual that provides an “inexhaustible terrain of interpretation” for those who participate and watch. In his French-language book “Le match de football,” he studied how crowds experienced and interpreted games in the European football heartlands of Marseille, Milan, and… Read More »

Les Tirages au Sort de La Ligue des Champions et Les Deux Finales possibles : Une Confrontation entre Les Employeurs Actuels et Futurs pour Pep Guardiola ou Madrid Derby II?

Après une série de quart de finale palpitante,  la Ligue des Champions entre sa pénultième phase avant le final au stade San Siro, Milan. Un regard en arrière sur les quarts de finale, les deux puissances de Madrid, l’Atletico Madrid et le Real Madrid ont remporté leurs places en la demi-finale en surmontant des déficits… Read More »