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Public Intellectual

Jul 26, 2021

Both the Euros and Copa America saw the anticipated winners humiliated in their own homes. It was nice, a treat. Former soccer player and activist Nicolás R Melo revisits the highs and lows of the pandemic tournaments, the easy (and politically objectionable) narratives of sports), how England's "It's Coming Home" campaign angered so many outside of England, and why Italy defeating England and Argentina defeating Brazil was the best possible outcome. 

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