Move to France in 1999

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France hosted and won the football world cup in the summer 1998 and almost the whole country (The Caribbean included) became united like one man.

One year later everybody was talking about this as is if had happened the week end before. I was a big football fan and I too had a tape record of the final and I would watch it from time to time. I was feeling so good each time I was seeing Zidane scoring his 2 goals. Pure joy!!!

I witnessed how victory in sport can put people together (at least for a short period). It seemed as if nobody was concerned about the color of skin or origins anymore.No classes, no discrimination, no differences, just pure happiness. Continue reading “Move to France in 1999”