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Christie Rampone: Last of the ‘99ers

A look back at one of American soccer’s greatest careers Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in Issue 8 of Howler, which came out before the Women’s World Cup in the summer of 2015. After the story ran, Rampone won her second World Cup as a member of the United States Women’s National Soccer. During the …

His Own Man Friday

He was one of the most skillful players England ever produced, and he behaved more like a rock-star than a world-class striker. But you’ve probably never heard of Robin Friday. Illustration by Chris Moran His hair was long and rakish, his sideburns bushy and unkempt, his fingers still scarred from the removal of tattoos he had acquired …