"Obsession" features the epic Federation of International Polo (FIP) Association's 1998 World
semi-final polo match, held in Santa Barbara, CA, between England and Brazil.
England beat Spain with a decisive
10-6 score in the final matches of the 1997 qualifying trials in order to compete in this
world class event. Brazil,
the defending world champions, had upset Argentina in the 1997 St. Moritz trials, then
took 2nd to Argentina in the 1998 World Championship match. (See also