Algeria Looks for Revenge, 32 Years Later

“At the 1982 World Cup, West Germany and Austria colluded to eliminate the upstart North Africans—or did they? Algeria has been waiting 32 years for Monday’s match against Germany, which is one year more than the age of the oldest member of its national team. But even if most of them weren’t around for the ‘Game of Shame,’ it has been ingrained in the collective consciousness of Algerians, who do not tend to easily forget injustices.” Fusion


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