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Javier Bardem Still Fuming at England's Unfair Treatment at World Cup

September 21, 2010 (4:01 am) GMT
The actor is angry that the officials insisted on ruling out a goal when the TV camera clearly had shown the ball passing through the goal post.
Javier Bardem

has blasted an official at the recent soccer World Cup in South Africa - insisting the England team was robbed of victory by a poor decision. The English national side crashed out of the sporting showpiece in the second round after losing to rivals Germany 4-1 in June.

The match was steeped in controversy when an England 'goal' was ruled out by an official despite TV cameras clearly showing the ball crossing the goal-line. And soccer-loving Bardem has spoken of his fury at the decision - insisting it cheated England of a chance to win the game.

He tells Britain's Sunday Telegraph, "Those things kill you. It's the f**king World Cup for heaven's sake! You have to give that goal and then the England team would be up for the fight. It's so bad, man."

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