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World Cup: Would you bet North Korea at 2,000:1?

TAGs: 2010 world cup, long shots

MutantFootballThere are all sorts of number surrounding the 2010 World Cup. The defending champion has repeated only twice in the event’s 80-year history. An estimated $1.5B will be wagered on the event in the UK alone. And you can find odds on North Korea taking the title at 2,000:1. But hey, what if Kim Jong Il has been conducting secret experiments in his nuclear reactors, and that the 11 ‘men’ who take the field for North Korea will be mutants capable of heading the ball into orbit, if they so chose? After all, on the list of banned substances FIFA tests athletes for, I’m betting ‘plutonium’ isn’t on it. Read more.

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