Discussing Fútbol, and Slurs, in Spanish

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Philipp Lahm of Germany is challenged by Clint Dempsey (L) and Alejandro Bedoya of the U.S. during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.

After watching World Cup matches in Spanish on Univision, Felix Sanchez, co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, called attention to the language some commentators used to describe players. Univision has responded, and the dialogue has inspired a conversation about race, language and Spanish.