Researchers of the Sport and Nation Programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam conducted an analysis on 4.761 footballers, derived from the fifteen national teams that competed in at least ten editions of the World Cup between 1930 and 2018, which comprises of 301 foreign-born football players.
Get the resource
Explore their data, findings and conclusions in this article:
Gijs van Campenhout, Jacco van Sterkenburg & Gijsbert Oonk, “Has the World Cup become more migratory? A comparative history of foreign-born players in national football teams, c. 1930-2018“, Comparative Migration Studies, vol. 7, 2019.