An early kickoff for Austin Ishatayo of Lagos

The Beautiful Game isn’t just about Messi and Kaka, Rooney and Ronaldo. It’s also about Mohammed and Mbeyu, Agu and Austin, Pascoe and Balang.

It is about the hopes, dreams, dilemannas and disappointments of millions of others who can only watch it from the sidelines of the 2010 World Cup; some not even that.

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