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Venezuela's Football Team and Unity: A Partisan Talking Point?

“The lazy point to make about La Vino Tinto’s [Venezuela's football team] exhilarating run at the Copa América this year is that it’s a rare, exciting moment of National Unity – fútbol as the one last bastion of non-polarization in a politically fractured nation” writes Francisco Toro in Caracas Chronicles; but argues that “celebrating the “unity” La Vino Tinto has brought about has become a partisan talking point: only the opposition goes there, the government never does!”

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