This week’s ‘Rugby Reloaded’ travels back in time to ancient China with Dr Kevin Moore to look at the incredible history of Cuju, the ball game that survived in China for 2,000 years. Was it the forerunner of modern football, as Sepp Blatter once claimed, or was it something far richer and more complex?
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Source: Rugby League Podcasting Network
110. Did China invent football? with Dr Kevin Moore