Tim Wigmore

The Fifa paradox

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Fifa helps the game globalise at a quicker rate</span></p>

In 1930, Jules Rimet, the creator of the Football World Cup, crossed the Atlantic in a steamship to attend the inaugural competition in Uruguay. In his bag he carried a small trophy, the World Cup; in his heart he carried the belief that the World Cup could unite nations and smooth nationalism.

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