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Sport et langues

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Jun 2014

Languages and sport

When Players Curse Out a World Cup Ref, What Language Do They Speak?

Trove.com, 22.06.2014 On Monday night in Brazil, Swede Jonas Eriksson will serve as the referee for the United States’ World Cup opener against Ghana. Given the language barrier, how will the players and the ref talk to each other? In 2006, Daniel Engber investigated the secret world of World Cup communication. The original column is reprinted below. Frustrated Polish players complained...

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