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July 17, 2018

World Cup: 2 men commit suicide after losing bets as Mexico wins Germany

A Nigerian who lives in Guangzhou, China, Mokwuelum Ifeanyi, has shared videos of two men who committed suicide separately after allegedly losing all their money which they bet on the world cup match between Germany and Mexico. While one jumped from a building, the other jumped from a bridge. On Monday, defending champions Germany made a disastrous start to their bid to win back-to-back World Cups with a 0-1 shock defeat by Mexico. Hirving Lozano’s strike helped Mexico beat , Germany, 1 – 0 in their Group F match at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday. Despite facing some sustained late…

2018 World Cup …Pope prays for athletes, fan, organizers

  Pope Francis looked ahead to a month of top class football during his General Audience expressing his hope the FIFA World Cup Russia will favour solidarity and peace among nations. Pope Francis expressed his hope that the Football World Championship which began on June 14, will prove to be an occasion for “encounter, dialogue and brotherhood between different cultures and religions, and that it will favour solidarity and peace among nations.” Speaking at the end of the weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, on Wednesday the Pope prayed for the success of the event and sent his cordial…