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April 28, 2011

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Nice, yes, soccer/football has spawned so much culture, usually good. Just the tradition of chant is enough to rivet a cultural historian. And the way the rules of the game are applied, it's so loose at times, open to interpretation by refs and FIFA officials...it's as human a cultural artifact as any sports get.

Erik

"Just the tradition of chant is enough to rivet a cultural historian ..."

I love that! Thanks, Eric.

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