soccer

12:45pm

Mon June 24, 2013
Politics

Radio Ambulante: El equipo fantasma / The Phantom Team

Estadio Santiago de Chile
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Soccer, politics and protest are often a combustible mix. The Chilean national team of 1973 became a symbol of a divided country after the coup that brought General Augusto Pinochet to power. Producer Dennis Maxwell has the inside story of a team and a game that never should have happened. Special thanks to Annie Murphy and Camila Segura who edited this piece.

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8:53pm

Mon May 20, 2013

1:48pm

Mon May 13, 2013
Arts & Culture

Radio Ambulante: La caída de River / The Fall of River Plate

River Plate fans
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In 2011, River Plate, one of the most famous soccer clubs in South America, was relegated to the Argentine Second Division. From Buenos Aires, Cristian Alarcón shares the story of a soccer catastrophe that shook an entire nation.

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