GLOBALIZATION AND GOALS: Does soccer show the way?

@article{Milnaovic2003GLOBALIZATIONAG,
  title={GLOBALIZATION AND GOALS: Does soccer show the way?},
  author={Branko Milnaovic},
  journal={Labor and Demography},
  year={2003}
}
Soccer (football in the non-American terminology) is the most globalized sport. Free circulation of players has markedly increased during the last ten to fifteen years as limits on the number of foreign players in the European leagues have been lifted, and clubs have become more commercially-minded. On the other hand, the rules governing national team competition have remained restrictive: players can play only for the country where they were born. We show that, in a model where there is free… 

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