Archived Blog Post: July 2, 2004

The Capitalism of Soccer - Why Europe's favorite sport is more American than baseball.: "In 1986, Foer writes, then-Congressman Jack Kemp opposed an anodyne congressional resolution to support U.S. efforts to play host to the 1994 World Cup: 'a distinction should be made that football is democratic, capitalism, whereas soccer is a European socialist [sport],' the former quarterback said."