The fight to make soccer [sic] less fun
August 20, 2019 1:20 PM Subscribe
Though VAR, in the grand scheme of global politics, is not that consequential, it perfectly encapsulates this contradiction at the heart of liberal politics. Is there any better example of our present historical moment than an automated system that strives for perfect fairness in a match between a team worth billions, backed by a petro-state, and a small, community owned club facing bankruptcy?Sam Wetherell writes about how Video Assisted Refereeing is taken the fun out of football.
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