Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Day: July 3, 2010

  • Nationalism

    Soccer clubs are tied to a neighborhood or city. Doing well inspires local pride. National teams expand the base of supporters. Beirut-born Ibrahim (or Youssef) Bassal displayed a 70′ x 20′ German flag to show his family’s solidarity during the World Cup where millions of smaller flags are everywhere. Only people keep vandalizing the flags because…