Bolivian soccer club signs president of country as player on team
A Bolivian soccer club has signed on the country's president to play with the team, according to a report on Sunday from the Associated Press.
The first-division soccer club, Sports Boys, inked President Evo Morales — an avid soccer player — to play approximately 20-30 minutes per match. He will be compensated with the minimum wage, or $213, according to the report.
The deal was originally announced on Friday by the team's president, Mario Cronenbol. Morales had played in a game in 2007 on Bolivia's highest peak to protest FIFA's ban on high-altitude games.CREDITOR: Atletico Madrid overcomes deficit, injuries to draw Barcelona, win La Liga