Radio Ambulante podcast: El equipo fantasma

To coincide with the World Cup, here’s a fascinating story from Radio Ambulante about the World Cup qualifier with a dark back story.

“Soccer, politics and protest are an often combustible mix. The Chilean national team of 1973 became a symbol of a divided country after the coup that brought General Augusto Pinochet to power. Producer Dennis Maxwell has the inside story of a team, and a game that never should have happened.”

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Thank you for the link to such an astonishing story!