High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

Football. Another Nation-Building Moment
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Football. Another Nation-Building Moment

(Simon Kuper) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 58-65

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The day of the rugby final in 1995 (South Africa beating New Zealand in the World Cup) was probably the first day South Africa was ever an nation. Thanks to Mandela and the captain of the team Francois Pienaar. The World Cup football 2010 can be another nation-building moment. The country needs it.

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