It's episode two of the TSS Book Club! We're reading "The Age of Football: Soccer in the 21st Century" by David Goldblatt. You don't need to have read the book to enjoy these episodes, I promise.
Chapter two is all about soccer in the Middle East, from the Egyptian ultras role in the overthrow of Mubarak to that little kid with the blue-and-white-striped-plastic-bag Messi jersey.
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To buy a hardcover copy of The Age of Football, go here: https://bookshop.org/books/the-age-of-football-soccer-and-the-21st-century/9780393635119
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