“Sports is Like a War without the Killing” June 19, 2010Posted by Garibaldy in Sport.
Another bloodless performance from England tonight. Not so Algeria. This story might explain why.
At the insistence of their manager, England’s World Cup opponents prepared for the match against Algeria with a private screening of The Battle of Algiers, Gillo Pontecorvo’s harrowing 1966 film depicting scenes from their country’s war of independence.