Etienne Deffarges: I Am Living Proof Of The American Dream An Interview With Vicky Colas “Perseverance is also a key requirement for any immigrant to America, because of the very lengthy and somewhat bureaucratic process to reach citizen status. There are dozens of hurdles to overcome. None of them is unsurmountable or even very challenging, but …Read More »
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The World Cup Is Over, Bravo Les Bleus!
The World Cup Is Over, Bravo Les Bleus! The 2018 World Cup is over, with a fitting final for this great tournament: France 4 x 2 Croatia had more goals in regulation time than any final since 1958 (Brazil 5 x 2 Sweden). Mbappé scored Les Bleus’ fourth goal, the French team’s young sensation being …Read More »
In response to the June 26 Financial Times article: “Argentina’s ‘worst team in history’ must get the best out of Messi
Argentina’s football will survive the ending of the Messi, Di María, Agüero, Higuaín and Mascherano generation (Letter published in the 6/28/18 edition of the Financial Times) Simon Kuper writes the obituary of Argentina’s football in his June 26 FT article: “One of football’s great national traditions may soon need that moment of silence. If anyone …Read More »
World Cup of Soccer: How Do You Say “Mundial” in Russian?
World Cup of Soccer: How Do You Say “Mundial” in Russian? The World Cup is coming! It will start precisely at 11am ET on June 14, in Moscow, with a match between host Russia and Saudi Arabia. Thirty-two soccer nations will vie for that most elusive title in sports, achieved by only eight countries since …Read More »