Monday, January 18, 2010
The absolute tragedy in Haiti compels the world to act. The football world has been no different in its humanitarian reaction. If you haven't already donated here is a win-win way to support the cause.
100% of proceeds from the sale of this shirt will be donated to the relief fund. Imagine how stylish, and globally responsible, your pub team would look all decked out in this little number.
Given the disparity in the GDP of Haiti and your average top flight football club, perhaps millionaire owners like Chelsea's Roman Abramovich could give up lunch for a day, or perhaps donate a thousand pounds for each goal his 'play-things' score-that'd be a cool 7,000 pounds for the cause after last weekend's trouncing of the hapless Black Cats.
Check out the wine bill from one of his recent luncheons:
C'mon Abramovich, this roman excess would make Caligula blush, how about tempering it with a bit of charity?
Here is more about the disaster from the point of view of US Striker Jozy Altidore, who is of Haitian descent: