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The AC Milan Axiom: whenever Balotelli scores, Berlusconi gains votes

In a country where pork barrelling has consistently affected the outcome of elections,  football, Italians’ most loved sport, could not escape from such dynamics. Silvio Berlusconi is allegedly portrayed as the man who epitomises the relationship between politics and calcio: … Continue reading

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Serie A, the (Once) Greatest Football League in the World

Once upon a time there was a football championship regarded as the most popular and glamorous in the world. Once upon a time there was a domestic league which featured the likes of Falcão, Diego Armando Maradona, Michel Platini and … Continue reading

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