history, World Cup

Today, Tell Me I’m Not Forgotten

Madison State Street murals are the talk of the town. Gracias for visiting Fake Flamenco! I appreciate your comments! ¡Olé! –Rebecca This post inspired by George Floyd and Six Word Saturday hosted by Travel with Intent; offering beautiful photos seven days a week. #blacklivesmatter

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history, Life as a Woman, Sports, World Cup

US Women Win the World Cup!

I’m thrilled about the US Women’s Soccer Team winning their fourth world cup! I’m also excited the Chilean women’s fútbol team made it to the World Cup this year. You may remember I talked about soccer/football on Fake Flamenco last year. The US Men’s stats are still the same, no World Cup wins so far. […]

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Saw a Longreads post this morning I wanted to share with you. Candace Rose Rardon captures the essence of Uruguay in The Country Where Fútbol Comes First — Longreads.  Although Uruguay did not go onto the finals of the World Cup this year, her words and drawings channel their passion.  ¡Gol!

Uruguay, a small nation with a deep-seated passion for soccer, is the inspiration for any underdog vying to win a World Cup.

World Cup

Missing the Copa América

Dear Amigos, I’ve watched the World Cup for decades. I’ve missed the Copa América every time. In looking up the Uruguayan team history, I’ve uncovered their not-so-secret past. Uruguay has won the Americas Cup 15 times! That’s more than Argentina; that’s more than Brasil. Uruguay is a very small country; population only 3.2 million! The […]

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In which field is it good to be a woman?

A soccer field (aka a football pitch). The Men’s World Cup is a lesson in humility for the United States. The US team is not competing in Russia this year. They lost their qualifying match to Trinidad and Tobago last October. Worse, Trinidad and Tobago didn’t make it to the World Cup either. Quite embarrassing […]

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