Thursday, December 02, 2010

Setting up the screens for the evening's football

In Somalia itself, it is reported that some hot-heads punish and kill people for watching football on TV. This is ironic because their hard-line attitude has been exported from Saudi Arabia in the form of Wahabi-ism. Yet here we are in Saudi Arabia and Somalis here can watch football on TV without any trouble from the muttawas.

In the meantime, we have the curious situation of one corrupt organisation giving a great prize to another. FIFA has been in the publicity for widespread corruption, with members selling their votes ot the highest bidder. It has also attracted a lot of negative publicity in Holland for forcing the host country to change its laws to FIFA's own commercial benefit and so on - to the extent that most people here did nto erally want teh World Cup.

In the meantime, Wikileaks publishes papers showing how Russia is generally viewed by the western powers, namely no longer a democracy, where the government uses organised crime syndicates to do its dirty work and so on. Nothing new, just interesting to read. No doubt Putin's friendship with Berlusconi has sometghing to do with how they both relate to similar organisations in each others country.

Corrupt FIFA gives the Cup to corupt Russia. A marriage made in hell. High excitement, of course, rubbish football and lots of money for everyone with their nose in the troughs.

A pity England didn't get it, good that Holland and Belgium didn't. And I am trying to work out how footballers will cope with Qatar's heat in June and July of 2022. Hmmm....


I wonder if these screens will still be in use then!

4 Comments:

Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

ninest123 08.27
longchamp outlet, tory burch outlet online, michael kors outlet online, oakley sunglasses, nike air max, louis vuitton handbags, tiffany jewelry, red bottom shoes, cheap ugg boots outlet, cheap ugg boots, prada outlet, tiffany and co, ray ban sunglasses, michael kors outlet online sale, ugg outlet, gucci handbags, polo ralph lauren outlet, oakley vault, christian louboutin shoes, replica watches, christian louboutin outlet, louis vuitton, nike air max, prada handbags, polo ralph lauren, replica watches, burberry outlet online, michael kors outlet, longchamp outlet online, michael kors outlet store, longchamp handbags, louis vuitton outlet, michael kors handbags, nike outlet, ray ban outlet, ugg australia, christian louboutin, ugg boots clearance, burberry outlet online, jordan shoes, louis vuitton outlet, louis vuitton outlet online, cheap oakley sunglasses, nike free, michael kors outlet online

27 August, 2015 05:32  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

nike air force, vans pas cher, sac vanessa bruno, coach outlet store online, timberland pas cher, air jordan, nike blazer pas cher, guess pas cher, nike free pas cher, scarpe hogan, coach purses, oakley pas cher, hollister uk, chanel handbags, mulberry uk, louboutin, converse pas cher, new balance pas cher, longchamp, north face pas cher, coach outlet, true religion outlet, hollister, true religion, true religion jeans, hermes pas cher, lululemon outlet online, tn pas cher, coach outlet, north face, nike roshe run, ray ban uk, kate spade outlet, michael kors canada, ray ban pas cher, lacoste pas cher, michael kors, nike air max, true religion outlet, burberry pas cher, kate spade outlet online, air max pas cher, longchamp pas cher, michael kors uk, ralph lauren pas cher

27 August, 2015 05:33  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

nike air max, mont blanc pens, ghd, asics shoes, vans outlet, p90x workout, abercrombie and fitch, nike trainers, new balance outlet, babyliss, soccer jerseys, chi flat iron, north face jackets, longchamp, valentino shoes, instyler ionic styler, celine handbags, ralph lauren uk, nike air huarache, wedding dresses, soccer shoes, jimmy choo shoes, iphone case, air max, nike free, bottega veneta, abercrombie and fitch, nike air max, baseball bats, ferragamo shoes, nike roshe, nfl jerseys, reebok shoes, insanity workout, lululemon outlet, giuseppe zanotti, beats headphones, hollister, mac cosmetics, mcm handbags, nike roshe, hollister clothing store, birkin bag, north face jackets, herve leger

27 August, 2015 05:34  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

sac louis vuitton, louis vuitton pas cher, air max, ugg, replica watches, hollister canada, toms outlet, michael kors outlet, ugg boots, coach outlet, converse shoes, converse, doke gabbana outlet, ray ban, thomas sabo uk, oakley, louboutin, timberland boots, ugg, wedding dress, louis vuitton canada, sac lancel, michael kors handbags, gucci, karen millen, michael kors outlet online, vans, pandora charms, ralph lauren, ugg soldes, pandora uk, juicy couture outlet, swarovski jewelry, marc jacobs handbags, juicy couture, uggs canada, pandora jewelry, swarovski uk, louis vuitton, abercrombie, louis vuitton uk, links of london uk, montre femme, supra shoes
ninest123 08.27

27 August, 2015 05:36  

Post a Comment

<< Home

Locations of visitors to this page