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Communism and Football: BBC4 on BBC2

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During the Communist era, many top footballers in Eastern Europe resisted attempts by the state to exploit their celebrity for political gain. The stakes could be high: in the Soviet Union, players who refused to be transferred to state-sponsored clubs were arrested on trumped-up charges. In this film, former players from the Soviet Union, Hungary and East Germany describe their experiences of playing the Beautiful Game under Communism's iron rule.
Director Sean Hughes ; Exec producer David Okuefuma

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Director: Sean Hughes
Producer: David Okuefuma

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Communism and Football: BBC4 on BBC2

BBC Two England, 14 June 2006 23.20






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