World Cup Buzz Archives for January 2011

France Unveils New Football Shirt: First Impressions

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After France's embarrassing exit from last summer's World Cup, their Football Federation has replaced the manager, much of the roster and now their kits. After many years of Adidas' wildly-striped designs, new supplier Nike has introduced a severely sparse shirt. The just-bleu shirt follows a trend toward yesteryear led by Umbro, itself a Nike subsidiary.

The Referee, Documentary: Video

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The Referee | Rättskiparen [2010] from Freedom From Choice AB on Vimeo.

I want to share with you a wonderful documentary from Swedish director and producer Mattias Löw about the referee who was responsible for the controversial mistake that helped France qualify for the 2010 World Cup.