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Playing for Justice: contesting/contexting SPORT

by Andrea Alessi
I lost sleep when Portugal beat France to win its first-ever European Cup football championship this month. Not from nerves—despite living in Portugal, I had no skin in the game—but from the unremitting cacophony of car horns and vuvuzelas invading my apartment. Up for celebrating, I joined the impromptu party of waving flags, sticky splashes of Super Bock, and staccato football chants. I fell asleep to sounds of revelry, comforted by the fact that even in troubling times, such overpowering joy... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 7/28/16
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