It's an exercise in baroque self-reflection.
Sure, the World Cup is about scoring goals and winning, but it's also about style.
Years of investment, for what?
The Joys of Streaming the World Cup on Univision
June 16, 2014
The zany pyrotechnics of the Univisión team could easily beat any David Foster Wallace paragraph in stylistic intensity
Strikers beware: Robin van Persie's header will be near impossible to match
God Uses the World Cup to Teach People Geography
June 13, 2014
How does God make his choices, at least in fútbol?
Why Has Literature Ignored Soccer?
June 12, 2014
Baseball has inspired great literature in part because it's seen as a kaleidoscope of the American Dream; soccer, not so much.
If Don Quixote is considered the first modern novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude might be the last.