We Came to Win


We Came to Win


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Every four years, people all over the world turn their eyes, ears, and hearts toward the most exciting sports competition on the planet: The World Cup. We Came to Win tells the stories behind the tournament’s most memorable moments. Like, how did one player become a God, and a villain, after breaking the rules? How did the semi-final of the 1990 World Cup save English soccer from falling apart? And how did one player turn a free-kick into an act of protest? This series from Gimlet Media is an homage to the triumph and heartbreak, victory and defeat that we al...

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Score: 5

Joshua Dudley • Forbes Dec 31, 2018

"...listening to the highs, and the lows, the triumphs, and defeats of archetypal heroes and villains in pursuit of glory on the pitch reminded me of the transcendent power of sport...beautiful reporting..."

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