This is sports reporting at its best: clever, honest, and impactful. Surprisingly--for some--this was written by a woman.
Of course, nothing will change in the world of football/soccer. At least they do not get away without someone noticing, even if most don't care....
Once again, the Guardian's Marina Hyde hits the nail on the head. Too bad she can’t use that hammer on a few heads, which spout the foolishness about which she writes.
“...the creatures of the US military-industrial complex, somehow able to pick themselves up from the what should have been career-ending humiliation and call for more of the same.”
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.