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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

If you Must Kill... Kill for the love of football

Came across this story yesterday, and couldn't help finding a bit of humor in this tragedy. Sports is the last place you'd think there would be violence, especially in the...
Came across this story yesterday, and couldn't help finding a bit of humor in this tragedy.
Sports is the last place you'd think there would be violence, especially in the middle east where the outlets for "killing each other"-type activities are quite abundant.

Iraqi footballer shot dead by fan

An Iraqi football player has been shot dead by a spectator as he was about to score an equalising goal.
The shooting happened in the last minute of a game between two local rivals on Sunday, police say. The striker was shot in the head during the match in the city of Hilla, according to local security officials.The game was being played between Sinjar and Buhayra. The suspected killer has been arrested as police carry out an investigation.source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7944919.stm

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