Thursday, June 10, 2010
This World Cup will allow South Africa, a country dogged by its shameful Apartheid-era injustices and discrimination, to showcase its continuously shifting social landscape and technological advances. Its hope is to distance itself from its tumultuous past, and gain a strong foothold as an emerging financial power.
The United States is a lot like South Africa.
Though America enjoys a longstanding place at the top among world powers, it, too, hopes to change its global perception – on the soccer pitch – and will look to its Black team members to play a significant role in erasing the horrors of World Cups past.
Posted by Grenadier Sports at 12:29 PM