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The World Cup is a victory for the immigrant dream

The World Cup is a victory for the immigrant dream
Thursday 12
8:33 2018

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. ST. PETERSBURG — Ahead of the World Cup semifinals, there was a fair amount of European crowing over the continental identity of the final four teams — France, Belgium, England and Croatia. So much for the threat posed by Asia, which despite its vastness and riches remains a soccer minnow. So much for the challenge from Africa, resigned again to hope for a glorious future rather than a triumphant ...

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Summary: Beyond the pageantry of the World Cup, there's a deeper cosmopolitanism at work.

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