The Iraqi Footballer

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The Iraqi Footballer

Post by Joffa Boy on Mon Jun 30 2014, 23:53

Eddie McGuire flies to Baghdad to watch a young Iraqi play Aussie rules and
is suitably impressed and arranges for him to come over to Collingwood.
He's signed to a one-year contract and the kid joins the team for the
pre-season.

Two weeks later the magpies are down by 6 goals to Carlton with only 10
minutes left.

The coach gives the young Iraqi the nod and he goes in. The kid is a
sensation - kicks 7 goals in 10 minutes and wins the game for the magpies!

The fans are thrilled, the players and coaches are delighted, and the media
are in love with the new star

When the player comes off the ground he phones his mum to tell her about his
first day of AFL.

'Hello mum, guess what?' he says, 'I played for 10 minutes today, we were 6
goals down, but I kicked 7 goals and we won. Everybody loves me, the fans,
the media...'

Wonderful,' says his mum, 'Let me tell you about my day. Your father got
shot in the street and robbed, your sister and I were ambushed and beaten,
and your brother has joined a gang of looters, and all while you were having
such great time.'

The young Iraqi is very upset. 'What can I say mum, I'm so sorry.'

'Sorry? You're sorry?' says his mum, 'It's your bloody fault we moved to
Collingwood in the first place!'

Joffa Boy

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