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EUROCLIO – Football makes history: a Manifesto

Football is an easy game, and for over a century, this game has shaped culture. Football is heritage because people care about this game. Its stories speak to the imagination, often invoking the language of epic stories, with miracles, heroes, legends and myths. But underneath the thick layer of stories of goals and games, lay layer upon layers of cultural, political, economic and social histories, which can be used to better understand the past and the present, and to set course for an inclusive, sustainable and peaceful future. Here is our manifesto on how football history and heritage should be approached.

The Manifesto in a Nutshell:

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