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South Korea arrests soccer-playing draft dodgers
February 7th, 2008 7AM

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[OFF THE POST] South Korea indicted 92 current and former soccer players -- including 15 K-League professionals -- who are accused of dodging military service by intentionally dislocating their shoulders to receive medical exemptions.

To get out of military service, which is mandatory for Korean men, the players would wing their arms while holding heavy weights or have other players jump on their shoulders to dislocate them.

If they are found guilty, the players will most likely have to perform community service for two years -- the length of required military service -- but some could be forced to fulfill their military service or be jailed.



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