He and his American wife will have to "divide our hearts" when the Czechs and Americans play against each other in the World Cup. "I like the U.S. team, but I was born in the Czech Republic, and my heart is still there."
The NY Times is more somber with a story describing the ugly racism now showing up in Europe against black players. Spectators making monkey sounds and throwing bananas are not uncommon these days, despite decades of multicultural happy talk. The honchos at FIFA are nevertheless responding with more of same, namely a campaign of pro-tolerance messages and kumbaya via soccer.
Vdare.com will be watching the American team, noted here last year when they whupped Mexico's ass in a proper grudge match. Landon Donovan, Mexico's nemesis, is front and center once again, with plenty of pro-America attitude and talent.