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Mediate My Football

Works in Translation

Seno Gumira Ajidarma, translated by Andy Fuller
Published May 21, 2017

Originally published

When I was in primary school, I already had a strong wish to be a journalist. So, I would retype articles from the newspaper: and most of the articles I typed were about sport. Most of the articles were about football, but, of course there were many articles about badminton [that sport at which Indonesia is most successful at]. In the house in which I grew up in, during the 1960s, there was no television, and so, the football that I enjoyed, was ‘imagined football’.

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