The news that several moderately well-known footballers who ply their trade in Britain have been arrested in connection with probes into spot-fixing has triggered the expected reactions from most fans.
You know: the shock, the outrage, the moral crusading. And this isn’t to say that it’s unjustified, either.
If any sportsman exploits their fame and status to corrupt a game that is supposed to be a safe haven from the murkiness of normal life, and all in return for a quick payday on top of already-above-average earnings, they deserve the total disdain of society.
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