For those eagerly awaiting a long overdue update on this tournament - here it is.On Saturday, May 26, Rome's Olympic stadium hosted the final of the Clericus Cup between Pontifical Lateran University and Redemptoris Mater college .The match ended with accusations that a Costa Rican striker for Redemptoris Mater had dived in the box.The incident prompted a penalty which won the game for Redemptoris.There was also a flurry of blue cards, which were invented for the tournament and used to dispatch players to a temporary "sin bin".
"Priestly footballers? Worse than Materazzi," said the daily La Stampa.Video of some of the proceedings can be seen here..
In associated news here's an article on Kaka -more than two decades since God had a hand in a World Cup triumph- giving God the credit for his performances.Excerpt below....
"With heart on sleeve and slogan on chest, Kaka's post-match celebration in Athens on Wednesday night thrust his faith into the spotlight. "I belong to Jesus," the statement said. Liverpool fans shuddered, undone by an ineligible deity"