The World Cup introduced me to politics

 
Young politician Marco Bani describes how his childhood thirst for news about the 1994 World Cup inadvertently introduced him to politics, as Silvio Berlusconi swept into politics that year promising one million new jobs.

Storyteller: Marco Bani

Date of Story: 1994
Location of Story: Pisa, Italy
Location: Pisa, Italy
Date: 2 February, 2016

This post is part of a collaboration with author Davide Rubini to collect the stories of Italy in the aftermath of the “Bribesville” (Tangentopoli) scandals of the 1990s. Find out more about Rubini’s new novel,  il fischio finale (The Final Blow).