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Iraqi footballer shot dead just as he scores a goal

A danger of playing football in Iraq emerges as an irate fan shot the scorer on an opposing team through the head as he was about to equalizes the game.

An Iraqi football player has been shot dead by a spectator as he was about to score an equalizing 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.

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/...
By netchicken: posted on 16-3-2009

At least their devout to their sport. LOL
But it was probably religously based, since one man was probably a Kurd and the other a Shite or something along those lines. All in all I can't say I'm that suprised.
By mg.mikael: posted on 17-3-2009

irag hates everything america.
By tastycakes: posted on 15-4-2009

... Quote:
Originally posted by tastycakes
irag hates everything america.

how is that related to this?
By fredward11: posted on 24-4-2009

:sh FREDWARD 11 football is an american sport, unless they are playing soccer then just dismiss my post.
By tastycakes: posted on 30-4-2009








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