Sport in the Americas and Caribbean and their connection to popular culture and politics: Cuba Embraces Soccer (football)!
Friday, August 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Join Danielle and Doc as they talk about Doc’s recent trip to Havana, Cuba. Cuba, already known for its passion and prominence in baseball, boxing and track and field as well as its outstanding athletic trainers and sports-medicine physicians is now accelerating a national push for excellence in soccer (football). Cuban viewership and interest in the recent World Cup was at an all-time high. Listen in for an insightful and spirited talk about Doc’s experiences and fascinating connections between Cuba and the United States irrespective of the perils of politics.