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How do you punish a losing footie team?

In Uncategorized on 26/06/2010 at 2:27 pm

Saddam Uday, head of the Iraqi football federation, had his own prison and torture chambers in the basement of the building of the Iraqi Olympic committee, which he chaired. Reports – rife at the time – that he beat and tortured players were confirmed in 2000 after the defection of Iraq’s star footballer Sharar Haydar.

Read more and other examples from BBC Online.

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