Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Swiss Pin World Cup Hopes on Immigrants


Switzerland’s prospects of advancing to the knockout stage of the soccer World Cup rests on an issue that has split the country: immigration. According to Bloomberg, 15 members of the 23-player squad, which faces Honduras today in Switzerland’s final group game, have parents or grandparents who weren’t born in the country.

UPDATE (4:30 PST):  Switzerland beat Honduras 4-0.

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