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Celebrating the US Women's National Soccer Team in Photos

PopMatters was there to document the parade honoring the Women's World Cup Champs in New York City. Enjoy a full photo gallery from Sachyn Mital.

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Football in the Age of Late Capitalism: Field Notes From the 2016 Euro

Behind a veneer of youthful glamour, the Euro all but groaned under the weight of excess global capital, merciless media scrutiny, hyperprofessionalization, domestic French anxieties, and geopolitics.

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'Home and Away' Is an Even-Handed and Stunning Portrayal of a Bona-Fide Love of the Beautiful Game

Dave Bidini takes a bit of an unexpected detour into a little heard or written about worldwide soccer tournament that consists of players who are, believe it or not, homeless.

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Philosophical Tactics in International Soccer

What exactly are Marx, Hegel, Aristotle and Socrates doing after Confucius blows the ref’s whistle? They’re not just thinking about soccer. They’re playing... sort of.

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The Damned United

Sheen has portrayed real life British figures who achieved popularity and notoriety in the respective industries of politics, broadcasting and sports. This is his best performance yet.

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Mario Strikers Charged

Like EA's early '90s NHL games, Mario Strikers Charged is all about body checking -- or in this case, slide tackling.

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