The Soccer War is thus a bloody reminder that the implications of sport can reach far beyond the field. The aggressive physicality of football can often lead to hostility among fans, and the Football War is no exception; it is an example of nationalistic football fervor quickly escalating into nationalistic violence.
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Football is a funny old game and there are always moments when you see how it is very similar to the warfare of the old world. Or even the warfare of the new world.
The Football War ( Spanish: La guerra del fútbol; colloquial: Soccer War or the Hundred Hours' War, also known as 100 Hour War) was a brief war fought between El Salvador and Honduras in 1969. Existing tensions between the two countries coincided with rioting during a 1970 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Courtesy Imperial War Museum via Open University. Researchers have said that the troops — Allies or Central Powers — enjoyed playing soccer in breaks between fighting, a distraction from the ...
American Soccer League Arguably, football's strongest time in American history (before the present) was post-World War I, when Thomas Cahill, a football executive from St. Louis established the American Soccer League. The league lasted 12 years, enjoying a fair amount of success both financially and from attendance.
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