Tag: Football

Making Soccer Great Again

Written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan Despite playing in every FIFA World Cup between 1990 and 2014 and even hosting the 1994 World Cup, the United States...

A Whitewashed Nation: Race and Football in Argentina

Written by Kartik Sundar  If you were to walk down the streets of Buenos Aires, you would be forgiven for thinking you were somewhere in...

What’s In a Name? Understanding the Definition of a Sport

Written by Ishaan Banerji As an Ultimate Frisbee player, I’ve often been told that I’m not playing a real sport. I’d never given these comments...

VAR: Does the Scoreline Reflect the Game?

Written by Govind Narayan  The approval and subsequent utilisation of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the 2018 FIFA World Cup caused much furore, given...

Taking Football to the World: 48 Teams at the 2026 World...

Co-authored by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan & Siddhant Sachdeva The inaugural Football World Cup held in 1930 was not even close to the global showpiece that it...

Show Me The Money!

Co-authored by Parkhee Rattan & Tanay Gokhale A few months ago, Neymar Jr. shifted from FC Barcelona to Paris St. Germain for a whopping sum...

Behind Closed Doors: Corruption in the World of Sports

Researched by Sathya Sahay Written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan In 2015, US federal authorities released cases against several top officials of FIFA, after several corruption charges...

Tracing FC Barcelona’s Tryst with the Catalonian Movement

2017 will go down as another important year in Catalonian history as Catalonians went to vote on a referendum that decided whether they continued...

From Beautiful to Opulent: Europe’s Big Five Football Leagues are Pulling...

Often referred to as ‘the beautiful game’, football is the most popular sport in the world and is played across 6 continents, from the...

The Identity Crisis of League Football in India

India is on the cusp of a footballing explosion. The Indian Super League, now entering its fourth year, has continued to garner enormous investment....