Soccer Without Borders

Soccer Without Borders

It is always interesting to me how soccer really helps to erase national borders (except in those cases where rampant nationalism causes soccer to reinforce imaginary boundaries*). My love of Spanish Footbal is just one example. There is just no feeling of us and them...
Are Girls Allowed to Play Soccer, Dad?

Are Girls Allowed to Play Soccer, Dad?

“Are girls allowed to play soccer?”  That is the question my four-year-old daughter asked me this evening while we snuggled watching Costa Rica beat Mexico 1-0 in their FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier.  Like little children do, her question was just...
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