Esquire Released Special Soccer Issue

«Although the player is allowed to demonstrate his joy on the occasion of a kicked goal, the celebration mustn’t be excessive.» Besides this and other life rules of Zenedine Zidane, who is featured on the cover, the June issue of Esquire includes stories of 32 countries not participating in the World Cup because they hold the last lines in FIFA rating.


The issue also includes:

  • Writer Umberto Eco explains why he considers conversation about soccer to be a perversion;
  • Script writer Irakly Kvirikadze remembers why he didn’t go to the World Cup in Mexico;
  • Critics of music, ballet and other arts analyze the recent Lokomotiv — CSKA match from the point of view of their respective disciplines.