Monday, June 16, 2014
We have seen a rose in xenophobia in Europe in recent years. Jason Overdorf on Business Insider raises the interesting question of what World Cup soccer would look like if immigrants were banned from the competition.
Broadly defining “foreigner” as anyone with at least one foreign-born parent, Switzerland would lose two-thirds of its players. France and the Netherlands might be knocked out of contention. And Algeria, Ghana, Turkey or even Suriname could win it all.