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Soccer player drowns in ritual swim
Yahoo! News ^
Posted on 10/08/2008 7:58:56 AM PDT by Tolkien
HARARE (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean soccer player drowned in a crocodile infested river during a ritual to cleanse his team of bad spirits before a match, a state newspaper said on Tuesday.
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TOPICS: Humor; Pets/Animals; Sports; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: badspirits; crocodile; soccer
Democrats are all about diversity. They should try this.
posted on 10/08/2008 7:58:56 AM PDT
Recently there was a deadly riot at an African soccer match because one player was accused of casting spells on the other team. Those folks take their soccer and their witchcraft seriously.
posted on 10/08/2008 8:03:51 AM PDT
This gives an all new meaning to the phrase “taking one for the team”.
posted on 10/08/2008 8:05:03 AM PDT
posted on 10/08/2008 8:06:22 AM PDT
(Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
The ritual may have worked, he might have been a bad spirit. ;0)
posted on 10/08/2008 8:13:47 AM PDT
during a ritual to cleanse his team of bad spirits
Maybe he was the bad spirit.
posted on 10/08/2008 8:14:40 AM PDT
("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
I wonder if bad spirits taste like chicken to crocs.
posted on 10/08/2008 8:17:04 AM PDT
by WV Mountain Mama
("Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes its laws." - Mayer Rothschild)
posted on 10/08/2008 8:27:16 AM PDT
((wine plug: renascentvineyards.com cabernet sauvignon, riesling, and merlot))
I guess nobody told him it’s ok to use you hands swimming.
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