The Balkan brotherhood of RNK Split

Throughout its history, Croatia has seen the ideals of unity and fraternity thoroughly trialled and tested. But in the southern region of Dalmatia, it can boast a football team that has arguably done more to celebrate Balkan brotherhood than any other. That team is RNK Split. The city of Split stands a tad over 400 kilometres…

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Zvonimir Boban and the kick that started a war

There is one man who towers above the rest when it comes to the uncomfortable entwining of football and politics: Zvonimir Boban. The former AC Milan midfielder enjoyed a richly successful club career, which saw him lift four Scudettos with the Rossoneri, a Champions League and form part of the infamous Croatian national team that managed…

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