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Argentine football decrees 7-day mourn for Grondona's death; Blatter expected for the funeral

Thursday, July 31st 2014 - 07:01 UTC
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The head of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and second-in-command of the FIFA international football governing body passed away at the Sanatorio Mitre private medical center where he had been hospitalized for a cardiac failure earlier on Wednesday. Read full article


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  • La Patria

    I don't like speaking ill of the dead but hopefully this will lead to more transparency in Argentine football and further reduce the power of the corrupt old boys' club in FIFA.

    Jul 31st, 2014 - 07:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Cause of death: somebody opened his wallet!

    Ah well, chuck him in the hole or better still the bonfire.

    Good riddence: only another 5 M crooks to go the same way.

    Jul 31st, 2014 - 12:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @3 ChrisR
    “Cause of death”

    The fine for the 'Malvinas' poster?

    Must be a shock for him that the' whole world' does not support his country's imperialist ambitions.

    Jul 31st, 2014 - 08:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 3 Pete
    “The fine for the 'Malvinas' poster?” I like it!

    But never forget he was a true argie: they DON’T pay fines, never mind to a foreigner. :o)

    Jul 31st, 2014 - 09:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Another excuse for a holiday?

    Aug 03rd, 2014 - 08:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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