Simplicity is in style these days. We’re decluttering our online lives with apps like BeReal and games like Wordle. If you want to simplify your sports-watching life, you should be watching soccer, argues Leo Kamin '25.
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Football — or soccer, for Americans — is the beautiful game, but it is also the people’s game. From the streets of Rio’s favelas to the pristine pitch of Wembley, billions of people worldwide are united by their love for kicking a ball around outdoors. Perhaps that’s why football
In late August of 2020, Bayern Munich’s French forward Kingsley Coman headed home to secure the German giants the UEFA Champions League trophy in a close 1-0 victory over Paris St. Germain. Not only did that lone goal secure the Bavarian club the title of European champions, but it
In his meditation on the beautiful game, Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano wrote that “the history of football [i.e. soccer] is a sad voyage from beauty to duty.” Last week’s announcement of the creation of the European Super League [https://amherststudent.com/article/footballing-shock-doctrine-the-covid-crisis-and-the-european-super-league] looked to be another step
In late 2019, the United Kingdom finally actualized the results of the 2016 “Brexit” referendum and left the European Union. The victorious “Leave” campaign [http://www.voteleavetakecontrol.org/why_vote_leave.html]ran on nationalist rhetoric, citing the need to bring back British identity and restore the nation’s sovereignty,