These Warriors might play Soca, but they ain’t no suckas!
That’s the message 13 Trinidad and Tobago World Cup veterans relayed to the nation’s soccer federation Wednesday after going all “Operation Repo” on the governing body’s offices.
Still owed bonuses for appearing in the 2006 World Cup, former players, accompanied by policemen, raided the T&T soccer federation’s offices, loading trucks with desks, computers, refrigerators, microwaves, uniforms and beer crates.
Red Stripe, hooray beer!
After qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in the nation’s history, players, led by former Manchester United star Dwight Yorke, threatened to quit the team if the Trinidad federation didn’t reward players with 50 percent of profits generated during the team’s run in the 2006 World Cup. The players eventually relented, instead preferring to take their fight to the courtroom.
Jack Warner, formerly FIFA’s vice president who resigned last year after a bribery scandal...