France's World Cup win and the glories of immigration

The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik argues that 'the French team, now the finest in the world’s most popular sport, is entirely dependent for its greatness on immigration, on the extraordinary things that only a cosmopolitan civilization can achieve'.

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Those of us who have spent a surprising chunk of our lives rooting for – supporting, as they say in Britain – Les Bleus, the French national football team, have to feel a special exultation and delight in seeing them win the World Cup, writes Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker.