June 30, 2014

Can the World Cup Keep Belgium from Splintering?

Josh Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

Enthusiasm for the team has reportedly been equally strong in Flemish and Walloon areas, and for once, Belgium seems to be acting like a real, united country rather than the artificial creation portrayed by its critics. Not surprisingly, King Philippe made the trip to Brazil, and I’m guessing more than a few Hoegaardens and Leffes will be consumed as well.

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