Don’t you just love state monopolies on gambling? I can bet you Real Madrid love them even more than you do, and this comes after they were told by German authorities that if they don shirts, during Franz Beckenbauer’s tribute game, that carry sponsor bwin they’ll be fined €50,000 for the privilege. Cristiano Ronaldo’s going to be pouting more than ever.
The Germans can obviously do with more money after their economy only grew by 2.2%, which is incidentally the highest rate in two decades, and they’ve covered themselves in even more glory as the money from the game goes to charity. Real cancel? Sauerkraut all over the face of the Merkel. Read more.