Monday, June 26, 2006

Angry Koreans attack Fifa.com

What will you do when you feel that your country was unfairly eliminated from the World Cup? Well, get millions of your fellow citizens to bombard Fifa.com of course. From SI.com:
Korean newspaper Joong-Ang Daily reported that 4.2 million Koreans bombarded fifa.com after one particularly disgruntled fan organized a petition suggesting FIFA would have to replay the Switzerland-South Korea match if 5 million people complained.

The newspaper noted that FIFA president Sepp Blatter came from Switzerland.

FIFA's new media department "detected this organized attack coming from Korea and, basically, had to block the messages from Korea to fifa.com to protect the Web site," FIFA spokesman Pekka Odriozola said Sunday. "It was the FIFA site involved -- the World Cup Web site was OK.
(Thanks Edward)

1 comment:

Chuang Shyue Chou said...

What bunch of poor losers the South Koreans are!

The way the South Korean team has been playing? They deserve to have been eliminated earlier.

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