Soccer and the intellectual.

Soccer and the intellectual.

Dissecting the mainstream.
June 9 2006 5:31 PM

Among the Brainiacs

The intellectual classes descend on soccer.

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Disclosure: Franklin Foer is a friend and spiritual adviser, and I worked on his soccer book. He asks that you read his soccer blog.

Bryan Curtis is a staff writer for Grantland. Follow him on Twitter.

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