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Krasnoff, Lindsay Sarah (2018) How the Great War made soccer the world’s most popular sport—and led to its first viral moment. The Athletic [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

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Abstract

One hundred years ago in mid-November, the guns went silent as an armistice ended four years of grueling, total warfare. It was a cruel conflict that devastated Europe, and in the wake of the destruction, modern society came into being. Looking back, the First World War was a watershed that unleashed a series of forces that continue to shape today’s world, including popular entertainment and the global soccer scene.

Item Type: Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs
Keywords: Football; Great War; History; Women's Football
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Interdisciplinary Studies > Centre for International Studies & Diplomacy
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2019 08:24
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31197
Related URLs: https://theathl ... t-viral-moment/

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