Wheezing their way to a (partial) victory

One small victory for the oxygen-deprived little guy, outside of Bolivia at least.

Fifa climbs down over altitude ban | News | Guardian Unlimited Football

Fifa today relented from its recent ban on international matches being played above an altitude of 2,500 metres, but not enough to enable games to be played in La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia.

Suck it, Rio and Buenos Aires!

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2 Responses

  1. I think Sepp is trying to divide and conquer the protesting 4 by allowing Ecuador & Colombia back in.

    But apparently Evo Morales bent Sepp’s ear pretty good yesterday, because Sepp is considering rescinding the ban entirely.

  2. Evo Morales convinced Sepp to go Peter Tosh on footy in La Paz:

    http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=442254&cc=5901

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