The Lions of Mesopotamia: The Story Behind Iraq’s Asian Cup Win

Everyone loves an underdog story. Football is no stranger to it. West Germany’s 1954 World Cup triumph merely nine years after the Second World War, Iceland’s historic win over England at UEFA Euro 2016, Leicester City’s Premier League victory in the 2015-16 season, are but a few fairytales etched in footballing folklore.

But the story of the Iraqi team’s victory at the 2007 Asian Cup stands out even amongst all these pieces of legend.

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Navigating Global Football Cartels: Lessons From The Colombian Drug Trade

In the digital age, sport is a commodity, and the beautiful game runs like a football cartel, and if it is to tread into the future, it should learn lessons from its more nefarious cousins, drug cartels, before it too crumbles under its own weight.

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The EA Sports Saga: The Most Hated Video Game Developers in the World

For decades now, Electronic Arts (EA) have been the largest, most impactful makers of video games. Yet many of you will not be surprised to hear that EA is not the most loved company in the world. In fact, they have been commonly referred to as the ‘Evil Empire’ and that may not even be the worst of it.

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