The Football War

In 1969, a series of World Cup qualifiers between Honduras and El Salvador played part in triggering a conflict that claimed thousands of lives.


This episode looks at how the war began, and the role the beutiful game played in ugly combat.


This story first appeared in FourFourTwo magazine's Autumn 2019 issue, which you can buy here: https://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/outdoor-and-leisure/fourfourtwo-magazine-back-issues/fourfourtwo-autumn-2019/

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