World cup: Nearly one-third of players in European teams are of migrant descent

Facing rising hostility in Western Europe, migrants are massively overrepresented in the region's World Cup's teams, compared with the overall population.

Facing rising hostility in Western Europe, “migrants are massively overrepresented in the region's World Cup's teams, compared with the overall population”, notes the Times of India in this very visual story. For instance, “the migrants in France are a measly 6.8 percent of its total population, but make up a whopping 78.3 percent in the World Cup team.”

Friday 29 June 2018

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