Monday, June 14, 2010

"True, there was also a dark side to yesteryear's soccer. The Argentinean world champs of '78 served a horrible junta, the Spaniards who took the European Nations' Cup in '64 did wonders for Generalissimo Franco's public relations, and the war that broke out between Honduras and El Salvador following their qualifying match for the 1970 World Cup was worth not one of the 3,000 lives it took."