Right Rising

Football and Right-Wing Populism

December 8th, 2020  •  23 mins 12 secs  •  Download (41.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Guest Michael Cole joins Right Rising to break down how right-wing populist leaders are using some of the world's most popular footballers for political gain. Walking us through why sport has traditionally been so important to the right-wing, he explains how major organizations like FIFA have - or have not - responded to this developing relationship.