“One day we will take it back.”

From Paul Hayward’s great article in the Guardian on Friday, Dec 3:

What is the World Cup meant to mean? The shirts, the fascination with each country: the buttercup yellow of Brazil, the dark brilliance of Argentina, the new Spain, English ineptitude, French mutinies, the excitement of pinning up a wall-chart, camper van tours, making new friends, watching games in bars in the host nation and feeling a small part of the unfolding narrative. This is the World Cup – not Fifa. One day we will take it back.

The whole thing’s here

Probably the best I’ve read on the stunning affront to common sense and the love of the game since the announcement of Russia and Qatar as the hosts of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

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