28 November 2007

England - Croatia: lost because of translation

Nerves frayed and snapped, the coach fired, the national pride hurt irreparably, conspiracy theories galore. And all this because of a wrong word?

The British singer who sang the Croatian anthem before last night's match accidentally sang 'My penis is a mountain'.

Fans say the mispronounciation helped the players relax before the game at Wembley where Croatia beat England 3-2.
Yep. With encouragement of this kind one really could... er... move mountains... easily...