17 June 2006

Lucky it's being held in the warm months

A thousand Dutch football fans had to whip off their trousers and watch the Holland - Ivory Coast match in their undies yesterday. FIFA wouldn't let them into the stadium with their bright orange trousers, because they had a Dutch brewery logo on it. (The rights for the tournament had been hocked to a US brewery). So the ever-practical Dutch just did without.

Source: BBC News, 17 June 2006

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