Ever wondered why Croatia was even in the World Cup final

by Rashmee

Posted on July 16, 2018


If anyone wondered, ahead of the World Cup final, why Croatia was even there, consider this. Its success is not a fluke. According to some who might be expected to have an informed opinion, this country with a population of 4.2 million has a markedly warlike attitude to football. As Leonid Bershidsky wrote on Bloomberg … Continue reading “Ever wondered why Croatia was even in the World Cup final”

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An agonised Syrian pleads for Russia to be punished by taking World Cup away

by Rashmee

Posted on April 10, 2018


To no one’s surprise, the so-called “international community” has done neither of the two things that really might matter to the Syrians caught up in the conflict and/or suffering from alleged chemical poisoning by Bashar Al Assad’s regime. On Sunday, Kassam Eid, who grew up outside Damascus and has managed to leave Syria, suggested that … Continue reading “An agonised Syrian pleads for Russia to be punished by taking World Cup away”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK