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David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt, who lives in Bristol in the west of England, is the author of several books about football and its history, including The Ball is Round: A Global History of Football, and most recently Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil through Soccer. He also writes for The Guardian, The Observer, The Times Literary Supplement, the Financial Times, and The Independent on Sunday, as well as magazines New Statesman, New Left Review, and Prospect magazine.