André Kamperveen and Paul Bhagwandas were both coaches of the national team in Suriname. Kamperveen was a victim of the December Murders, Bhagwandas a perpetrator.
Though he is remembered for scoring the most goals in a World Cup, Fontaine also worked tirelessly to defend footballers’ rights.
This article tells two stories of famous Portuguese players born in Africa, and can be useful for reflecting on the relationship between colonialism, nationalism and identity.
At the 1938 football World Cup in France, the team representing the Dutch East Indies played Hungary.
Learn about colonialism and migration by tracing the origins of French football players.
Black, British, and Female: working hard for an inclusive future.
Leading and re-telling a story of France.
Rising above humble origins to become an outspoken multicultural star.
Christian Karembeu’s experience is an example of colonial and economic migration.
Today in 1966, England won the World Cup. This represented a key moment of change, both in post-war Britain and for the post-colonial politics unfolding across the globe.