The New Republic, America's most football-friendly political magazine, asked me to write something mean about the Germans:
Today's question then, is: Does Germany's record in international soccer confirm: (a) the absence of God, (b) the capriciousness of justice, or (c) the futility of romance? Or: (d) all of the above?
Full piece here.
Prieviously, in a more generous mood, I defended David Beckham for TNR here.