What About Football: Unwanted but Necessary Truths – Lilian Thuram

An Hour With  |  General, Country Focus  |  Non-fiction  |  English  |  1 hr

20 Nov Sun, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Festival Pass  - $30


Football is touted as the most popular sport in the world, king in virtually all of Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, Central America, and Asia. We often hear about how football Fans across the world clamour to get a glimpse of their star players on the field and how the sport offers a chance for a global community to come together in celebration of a common passion. On the other hand, there have been increasing reports of hooliganism from football fans, racism on the pitch, corruption in football governing bodies and scandals by football icons. Join two authors, football legend Lilian Thuram and sports reporter Andrew Leci as they discuss the good bad and ugly of the beloved paradox that is football.

This programme is made possible with the support of the Embassy of France.