Global and local travels of an African football pioneer.
Teach students about questions of identity, citizenship and multiculturalism by looking at national football teams across Western Europe.
Football in India arose from the presence of British troops, but the game that could unite, was later eclipsed by cricket. A local story from India.
Pioneer as the first Roma footballer in England’s national team.
Born in Basel he brought Albanian-Kosovar heritage to Swiss national team.
A German-Polish star in the Polish team, and then a player for the Third Reich.
Selected to play for England in 1925, but discriminated away.
A Jewish woman who fell in love with a footballer and escaped the Holocaust.
The first player of African origin for France.
Andrew was the first black player in international football. His story is one of colonial migration and education.