Kevin-Prince Boateng’s walk-off could change the game
As the first black player to represent Italy at a major tournament, ‘Super Mario’ can’t avoid a confrontation with his country’s racial prejudices
How international tournaments remain an opportunity for nostalgic but usually harmless pantomime jingoism.
The rosters of many Euro 2012 teams are a melting pot – one that modern-day Europe should start getting used to.
Liverpool and Chelsea will meet in the FA Cup final on Saturday–a clash between two teams moving in dramatically different directions.
It’s common to celebrate the tapestry of nations coming together at World Cups. The globe unites under a shared passion, and, for one month every four years, it seems hundreds of millions of people assume new nationalities. What other event could transplant the bitter South American rivalry between Brazil and Argentina onto a slum in …