Can Comrade Posh Save Soccer?

We love it when celebrity gossip meets academic arcane, so it’s with pleasure that we report this week’s tabloid scoop: According to new historical research, Victoria Beckham is descended from a good friend of Karl Marx, socialist painter and revolutionary Carl Heinrich Pfaender.

That’s right, Posh Spice, the Dior-loving, plastic pop star, is part-Commie.

Lady Becks aside, soccer and socialism have actually had a number of run-ins over the years. Read more at ESPN.

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