Video: The Soccer Wars by Ryszard Kapuściński


The video (In Spanish) highlights Kapuściński’s reportage of the Soccer Wars and its actual genesis. It has a clip of Pipo Rodriguez scoring the all important winning goal in the final playoff match against Honduras that secured El Salvador’s passage to the second round of qualifiers to the 1970 World Cup.
Today, after 40 years the rivals met in a World Cup qualifier and it was Honduras that beat El Salvador through a goal by Carlos Pavon.

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