Skip to comments.North Korea blames loss to U.S. on players getting struck by lightning
Posted on 06/28/2011 8:22:09 PM PDT by nuconvert
After the match, North Korea manager Kwang Min Kim shocked the congregated press by revealing that his side isn't just the youngest team, but it is also the only team in the tournament that's been struck by lightning.
From the BBC:
"When we stayed in Pyongyang during training our players were hit by lightning, and more than five of them were hospitalised," said coach Kim.
"Some stayed in hospital and then came to Germany later than the rest of us. The goalkeeper and the four defenders were most affected, and some midfielders as well. The physicians said the players were not capable of participating in the tournament.
"But World Cup football is the most important and significant event for a footballer, so they don't want to think about anything but football.
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That’s the ticket.
It was the same machine used to direct the hurricane to New Orleans.
I’m surprised he didn’t blame Bush...yet. Anyway, congrats, USA ladies!
God is not on their side.
Hope Solo, the U.S.A. goal keeper... hottest looking soccer player - EVER.
TCIWWPs (That Comment Is Worthless Without Pictures)...
Who knew Karl Rove was a US soccer fan?
This is just an OK picture of her:
Meh. I guess she is OK if you like slim, tan, fit, blonde goddess types ;)
You know, maybe it’s not such a silly euroweenie game after
That’s actually not her.
Softball (College, heterosexual.)
Say it ain’t so.
The guy is searching for some plausible reason for his failure, otherwise its a bullet in the head from Uncle Kim.
Very typical of such regimes. They invariably blame their usual failures on supernatural events and/or acts of God, which somehow, miraculously, do not affect capitalist regimes.
I never enjoyed soccer. But I would soccer.
This is what happens when one is so Ronery.....
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