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What They're Saying
August 22nd, 2011 1:58AM



"I am prepared to forget about a lot of things, but not that. It is not remotely funny."

-- Belgian club Lierse SK's Japanese goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima, whom Beerschot fans taunted with chants of "Kawashima-Fukushima." Kawashima left the game, which was temporarily stopped by the referee for several minutes after the chants, in tears. Radiation leakage from the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant after the March earthquake and tsunami, which left over 20,000 people dead or missing, forced the evacuation of 100,000 people. (AFP)

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