Bolivia’s pres takes his protest to a new high

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales, left for Sajama, a mountain in the western Andes, on Tuesday to play a game of soccer at 6,542 meters above sea level.He had earlier played game at a venue 5,270 meters (17,300 feet) up in the Andes – scoring 4 goals in that match.
All part of an international campaign by Morales to reverse FIFA’s ban on international games held at over 2,500 meters .
More on Bolivia here and an online petition protesting FIFA’s decision can be found here..

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