Though some footballers do have excellent virtues and can be a role model even away from the pitch, there are many who are involved in affairs and the like, and when they do get caught, it is embarrassing for the footballer and those around him as well.
There have been many scandals in world football ranging from match-fixing to drugs, and many footballers have been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons.
Till May 1 of this year, the Netherlands Photo Museum in Rotterdam will exhibit many of the most amazing Polaroids Ulay made during his career as a photographer, which began in the late 1960s.
Where It All Began Ulay grew up in postwar Germany, a devastated and demoralized country. Light the burn out match Brighten the enchantment of her dream Clean the filthy snow Melt that marble body Soothe the asphalt scratches Release her breath Raise her body from the floor Allow her the last flight.
For your information: many screenings were sold out quickly in our last edition!
We wish to especially highlight the festival's closing film, Prodigal Sons by Kimberly Reed, which began as a personal recording of events, but grew into an incredible story of reconciliation.
Bring your chosen family and allies, and some tissues, to see them!
There has been plenty of controversies involving football, and for a sport attracting plenty of attention and generating plenty of money, it is likely to have its fair share of controversies as well.
Check out the photos below if you don’t believe me.
The garden is open daily from 8am to 7.30pm from the months of March up to May only.
The (online) ticket sales at De Balie, the festival venue, are available from Wednesday May 6, 2009.