England Vs Germany: Much More Than A Game Of Football.

Nothing captures England’s history of imperial pomp, postcolonial melancholia and angst, better than this fixture.

England Football Team 2018 via Wikimedia commons

Two days ago, two longstanding epic foes went to war. This time, it wasn’t waged in the trenches of Flanders and Somme, nor was it fought in the deserts of Torbruk and El Alamein or in the thick forests of Zamfara and Sambisa. On this occasion, it was in the…