Culture

Talking to the bulldozer-hijacking soccer fans about their role in the Turkish Uprising

Meet Çarsi: a Besiktas supporters group made up of politically and socially conscious ultras.

‘Vamos, celeste!’ The Latin drum group uniting soccer fans in New York City

A glimpse into the the early stages of an ever-growing New York City soccer culture.

A champion dethroned: Why did the NCAA strip the title from the first HBCU to win a Division I championship?

The story of how a discreetly prejudiced NCAA stripped the 1971 Howard University soccer team of its championship.

Emerson alums produced these incredible soccer videos after traveling through Latin America

A group of college friends traveled through Latin America and created captivating mini soccer documentaries.

The pledge of silence: Homosexuality in French football

France is a long way off from combatting homophobia in soccer.

Why has England targeted its young, black star in the wake of its Euro flameout?

The criticism surrounding Raheem Sterling isn’t solely based on his football?

Soccer with Vikings

A first-hand look at Icelandic soccer culture through the eyes of an American.

The boy who lived for football and died for hate

The story of a Belgian teenager who loved soccer before he left for Syria to join ISIS.

The truth behind being a Russian ultra, with Spartak Moscow’s Fratria

A behind-the-scenes look into one of Russia’s most passionate supporter’s groups.

How soccer helped me bridge the gentrification gap in my San Francisco neighborhood

A look into the root of why there’s a universal preference for Messi over Ronaldo.