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Terminally-ill football fan postpones his visit to euthanasia clinic to watch one last match – Mirror Online

He said: “This is my dearest wish before I die to see my team win one more game.”

Lorenzo had endured 37 operations over the past 20 years and surgeons gave up any hope of saving his life.

Doctors had agreed under Belgium’s liberal euthanasia laws to allow him to die.

via Terminally-ill football fan postpones his visit to euthanasia clinic to watch one last match – Mirror Online.

Playing soccer in Ukraine: Echoes of the beautiful game’s painful Second World War ‘Death Match’

National Post | Arts

On Wednesday last, the soldiers approached the other soldiers, although they didn’t get very close. One group — a Russian platoon, maybe several platoons — carried guns, while the other group — Ukrainians — held a soccer ball. The Russians scoffed at the locals: “We bring rifles and you bring a ball!” One group shouted to the next, and then the Russians started firing: bullets volleyed into the air. In response, the Ukrainians flung the ball to the ground. Some of their men chased it — they were soon joined by more men — and then, under intermittent hail of gunfire, a game was played, the teams divided, perhaps alphabetically, by their patrynomic. The Russians chortled: “Such imbeciles! Playing with a ball in a time of war!” Among the Ukrainians, there were whoops and laughter and some grunting despite the guns, and, as the light of day dimmed, the game…

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Bohemians – Παοκ 1-0

A blind fan and his dog attending a football match of his beloved club Bohemians 1905. Football unites, football knows no limitations and football brings happiness no matter who you are or where you come from. Respect the game

A blind fan and his dog attending a football match of his beloved club Bohemians 1905. Football unites, football knows no limitations and football brings happiness no matter who you are or where you come from. Respect the game

via Welcome to Heya world – A blind fan and his dog attending a football match….

Παράλληλα, σε αγώνα ελληνικού πρωταθλήματος “…επίθεση» από οπαδούς του ΠΑΟΚ εις βάρος ΑμεΑ. Ο τυφλός οπαδός του «δικεφάλου του βορρά» καταγγέλλει ότι δέχτηκε επίθεση από οπαδούς του ΠΑΟΚ λόγω [του] ότι υπερασπίστηκε τον Σαλπιγγίδη” (απο την Ελευθεροτυπία)