Thursday, January 20, 2011
Remember the fellow who allowed Henry's goal to stand and thus deny Ireland a place in the World Cup? Imagine what it must have been for him afterwards. Imagine no more as this brilliant Swedish documentary followed him for six months before the "incident".
This is one dark tale of being a professional referee. I highly recommend it.
From the blurb: "World class football referee Martin Hansson had a successful journey towards his vision in life, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Then one dark night in Paris on November 18th, 2009, all hell broke loose..."
By Oz Kanka - January 20, 2011