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Man Killed By Family For Watching World Cup On TV

Huffington Post: Police say a South African man who wanted to watch a World Cup match instead of a religious program was beaten to death by his family in the northeastern part of the country.

David Makoeya, a 61-year-old man from the small village of Makweya, Limpopo province, fought with his wife and two children for the remote control on Sunday because he wanted to watch Germany play Australia in the World Cup. The others, however, wanted to watch a gospel show.

"He said, 'No, I want to watch soccer,'" police spokesman Mothemane Malefo said Thursday. "That is when the argument came about.

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donb2319d ago

World is full of crazy people. Imagine beeing killed for a crime, and the crime was watching this beautiful game!

sokrates2319d ago

All strange things with violence happens in Brazil, But this one could not happen. Thats for sure!

polarbear2319d ago

Wow, that's really extreme for not watching a religious program

narmonteto2319d ago

That is crazy, how can people be so dumb

skynidas2318d ago

WTF, crazy people right there.

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