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CSR in sports – football with a lifesaving ability – #GoodForGoals

”Sports for all” is highly associated with sports in Denmark, e.g. with the intentions of the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (Danmarks Idræts-Forbund/DIF). The slogan covers the cultural contents of the Danish sports landscape and also leads me to emphasize the potential and popularity of the intersection between sports and corporate social […]

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Football economy: Iceland’s top performances reveal that talent development is about optimizing your resources.

Stjarnan FC from Iceland’s top football division found a way to articulate Icelandic football years ago when highlighting the team’s goal celebrations on YouTube, see video below. Now, Iceland has found a more effective way to break through and position itself on the global football map.

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UEFA Champions League – a perfect example of global sports hero production

As the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League kicks off tonight when Paris Saint-Germain faces Chelsea FC and Shakhtar Donetsk welcomes FC Bayern Munich, football (soccer) fans worldwide will be witnessing yet another example of football’s penetrative force to produce global sports heroes. The competitive edge of the UEFA Champions League is the […]

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Football players are social media stars with an ability to generate eyeballs and money

In the contemporary commercial football industry, the identities of football fans tend to have a tribal nature in which certain behavioral fan patterns highlight the celebrated stardom of professional football players. Last week, I wrote a post (see here) about whether or not sports sponsors have a responsibility for the creation of enhanced fan experiences. […]

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