Smashing football stereotypes

May 24, 2012
By Michael Cox

One of the most fascinating aspects of football is how playing style differs across different regions. There is a Spanish style of football, a Scandinavian style of football, even a South American style of football -- and at international tournaments, these differences are at their most obvious.

Although distinct styles have survived through the globalization of football in recent decades, the playing style of each country and region evolves over time. Sometimes ...

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