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Making HistoryThe Football Shirt: The Modern Hero's Uniform

27/11/2021

The heroicisation of athletes conflates their physical ability with personal economic success. The football shirt is at once a useful everyday object and the stuff of legend. It's the modern day, real life hero's cape.

Duration :

17 min

Available :

From 20/11/2021 to 13/09/2025

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Documentaries and Reportage

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