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Copa de Manifestações


Nov 05 2013


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Copa de Manifestações

Copa de Manifestações

A Conversation with David Goldblatt

In November of 2013, David Goldblatt, author of The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer, presented “Copa de Manifestações: Brazilian Politics, Football, and the 2014 World Cup” at the Forum for Scholars and Publics. While Goldblatt was visiting FSP, he shared a few stories with us about corruption in FIFA and OIC, rivalry games and riots, and what to expect in Brazil during the forthcoming 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.

Event coverage:

The 2014 World Cup May Turn Ugly, Eric Ferreri, Duke Today


David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt is a sports writer, broadcaster, and journalist. He is the author of The Ball is Round: A Global History of Football (Penguin, 2006), the definitive historical account of the world’s game. He has also written the World Football Yearbook (Dorling Kindersley, 2002). He has written for newspapers including the…...

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