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Halftime: Platforms and Politics

From the Touchline

One of the headlines that is seemingly more and more fused with football is the issue of politics. A few weeks ago, high profile players came out and urged young people in their nation to get out and vote. Around the world, there has been a rise of the “activist super-player” who seemingly has more pull and sway than some politicians.

Today, on the podcast, in the amount of time that a coach might have for a halftime team talk, I reflect on the place of politics in soccer. I specially hone in on what a Christian person might consider in terms of the platforms that they possess and the politics (or other things) that they consciously weigh in the promotion or advocacy of certain things.

From the Touchline is a short-feature (10-15 min) podcast with Rev Brad Kenney, Founder and Executive Director of Soccer Chaplains United and Volunteer Chaplain to the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. Rev Brad and occasional guests touch on various issues around the topics of faith, family, and football (soccer).

Also, don’t forget that you can listen in our app, SoccrChapUtd, in the Apple and Google store.