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Ecuadorian Team Mushuc Runa Brings Indigenous Soccer to the National Stage

October 20, 2016
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The Mushuc Runa Soccer Club has made history not only for the indigenous community that it represents but also for the country of Ecuador as a whole.This indigenous team has ascended to the A division, the highest level of Ecuadorian professional soccer.

The Top 10 Number 10s: Five from the Present; Part 2 of a Two-Part Series

October 10, 2016
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Football has been ingrained in Latin American culture since its introduction to the region in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In some cases, football serves as a national identity (Brazil) or can be a terrifyingly powerful tool used by certain organizations (Colombia) (Politics of Football). Considering how dear the sport is to Latin Americans, I am surprised that there does not exist the maxim, “God, Family, Football.” However popular football may be, there is no matching the celebrity of the world’s greatest players.

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