newyorker:

Ian Crouch on a century of American soccer anxiety: http://nyr.kr/1pEaIYg

“Just as it is long past time for columnists to stop with the petulant-American routine, it may be time to stop treating every World Cup as the spark for the ever-coming soccer revolution.”

Photograph by Mario Tama/Getty.

newyorker:

Ian Crouch on a century of American soccer anxiety: http://nyr.kr/1pEaIYg

“Just as it is long past time for columnists to stop with the petulant-American routine, it may be time to stop treating every World Cup as the spark for the ever-coming soccer revolution.”

Photograph by Mario Tama/Getty.

(Source: newyorker.com)