Is there really any surprise here? FIFA is a joke – even the appearance of Blatter in the second video is all FIFA and Blatter.
I bet this went down a real treat in the north – and the south for that matter. The wrong flag was posted with a North Korean football player (soccer for us Aussies) in an early Olympics game prior to the official opening. The North Korean team refused to play and then – well, read the article linked to below for more on the story.
Bombers Attack Center in Christian Area of Jos, Nigeria
The following article reports on the latest news of persecution in Nigeria, where Muslim extremists have attacked Christians watching a soccer match.
The articles linked to above are by Compass Direct News and relate to persecution of Christians around the world. Please keep in mind that the definition of ‘Christian’ used by Compass Direct News is inclusive of some that would not be included in a definition of Christian that I would use or would be used by other Reformed Christians. The articles do however present an indication of persecution being faced by Christians around the world.