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United Soccer of America – Part II

[Part I] The midfield was the department in which Americans with the most disparate origins cohexisted. One of the most notable was Tabaré “Tab” Ramos Ricciardi; his roots are in Montevideo, although his two surnames reveal Italian and Spanish origins. … Continue reading

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United Soccer of America – Part I

That men’s football national team was nothing else than a mere application in sports of the meltin’ pot, the phenomenon which is at the root of America. It was almost natural that Team USA was composed of footballers whose origins … Continue reading

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Totò Di Natale, from Viareggio to Italy national team

He is not exactly an unknown footballer who has suddenly leapfrogged from the lower leagues to a major club and has subsequetly ensured his debut as international player. And he is not a youngster. Still, Italy may have found the … Continue reading

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