MEXICO is soccer mad and Mexicans are among the most passionate of fans. The country’s clubs dominate CONCACAF football. When Germany hosted the 2006 World Cup, thousands of Mexicans travelled to support their team, many selling-up at home to fund … Continue reading Soccer City: Mexico City waits for the coast to be clear
LIMA is not renowned as a global footballing hub, although the country’s major clubs are mostly located in the Peruvian capital. The local population is football mad and they’re passionate about their teams – and bull-fighting – even though they … Continue reading Lima – football in the city of kings
WHAT chance has any club got when you have Bayern Munich on your doorstep? TSV 1860 Munich, the Bavarian capital’s oldest club, has an unenviable task in trying to get air time when the behemoth that is FC Bayern pervades … Continue reading Soccer City: Why Munich is Germany’s football capital
INTERNATIONAL perception of Colombia, its capital city and its football was, for many years, negative and the very mention of the country would conjure up images of guerrilla warfare, drug cartels and the Bobby Moore bracelet affair of 1970. Thankfully, … Continue reading Soccer City: Bogotá – do you know the way to Santa Fe?
CHILE’S top division kicks off on January 24 and the likelihood is a team from the capital city, Santiago, will emerge as champions come December 2020. Santiago has provided more than 75% of all title winners and remains the hub … Continue reading Santiago – hoping for normal service to resume