How David Beckham Became Football’s First Truly Global Brand
Though many players of the nineties and noughties were at least as iconic as Beckham, and several more talented, ‘Golden Balls’ broke the corporate mould like no other. Here’s how he ceased to be a footballer and became a brand instead.
The Seductive Allure of French Football
French football has held a special place in my heart ever since I first laid eyes on Sidney Govou. Now, for the first time I can recall, it has the chance to stand alongside Europe's footballing superpowers.
"Earthquakes" Caused by Fans at Stadiums Are Basically Bullshit
We talked to a senior research scientist at the institution that registered the Barcelona supporters' "fanquake" after their comeback win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club Want M.I.A. to Take Down Her "Borders" Video
The video went huge back in November, and asked serious questions about the ongoing refugee crisis, but PSG want it removed because of a t-shirt.