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What They're Saying
April 13th, 2010 12:10AM

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"If I lied a little bit on my CV, I am sorry -- but I never took one euro from anybody. My only concern was to have a chance to show I can play at the top level. I am just like 99 percent of my friends in France, who say on their resume they can speak fluent English.

-- Frenchman Greg Akcelrod, who conned his way into getting a tryout with Belgian club CSKA Sofia by claiming he had played with a top-flight Paris club, trained with a team in Argentina, had a video on his Web site purporting to show him scoring a goal for England's Swindon Town, and that he'd been chosen as an ambassador for Lance Armstrong's charity. CSKA noticed quickly he wasn't much of a player. (Wall Street Journal)



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