Hey yall! Welcome to Chasing History. Today, our hosts — Devin and Ian — will be questioning whether industrialization is a necessary prerequisite for the growth of popular sport. We will use the proliferation of soccer in England during the Industrial Revolution and in Mexico throughout the twentieth century to unpack this question. Ellen, Braxton, and Torey are visiting us today as historian experts on the topic. There are a great deal of connections to be made, and we cannot wait to learn more about the growth of soccer in these two countries. Enjoy!
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