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“Never have I experienced such an immoral act”: Challenging popular representations of child trafficking in football

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When Manchester City recruited 15-year-old Benjamín Garré from Argentine club Velez Sarsfield, club president Raul Gámez did not hold back: “Never have I experienced such an immoral act”. Garré joined City from Vélez Sarsfield just after his 16th birthday in 2016. Fifa dismissed an initial complaint from Vélez regarding the move and claimed the Manchester […]

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If you think slavery is something from the past, then check out this report that earned the attention of Paul Pogba

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Slavery exists today. A report from CNN has exposed a modern day slave trade in Libya where migrants from Nigeria, Niger, Mali, and other African countries are sold as products. Manchester United’s Paul Pogba used his goal celebration in a return-from-injury Premier League game against Newcastle United in October to highlight the issue. After scoring […]