Once upon a time Algeria was ruled by the French as a colony, and during that time they suffered terribly. But during the height of their war for independence a few brave footballers, many of whom played for French teams, turned their back on a chance to play in the World Cup to play for the Front Liberation National soccer team. The video is a bit long, but its a very interesting story, and I’ma sucker for history.
Posted by: Matthew Wall, editor, soccerprose.com
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