Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Egypt-Algeria: When Fair Play Died

The first rock was thrown with such force that it traveled through the bus, smashing windows on its way in and out, Michel Gaillaud, a French doctor, recalls. Panicked, he and the football players he treats dived for cover. "We were bombarded with stones," says Gaillaud. "People were screaming. We were lying on the floor. Someone started shouting, 'There's blood! There's blood!"'

And fair play died.

The Algerian team's bus in Cairo...

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