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Butt & Make Up

NOON -- File this one under: "We Couldn't Make It Up..."

Sepp Blatter, president of FIFA, the organization that runs the quadrennial Football World Cup, wants the two soccer players involved in this year's World Cup Final headbutting incident, France's Zinedine Zidane and Italy's Marco Materazzi, to publicly meet and make up.

Forgotten that moment of sporting violence already? Remind yourself by clicking here.

It's not the making up that's unbelievable, but the showcase that Blatter craves. According to Reuters, the pot-bellied FIFA chief is considering reuniting the two players on Robben Island, site of the prison where Nelson Mandela languished for 27 years.

Read the full, near surreal story here.

I know it's another four years until the World Cup is staged again, but doesn't this buffoon have anything better to do?

— Ray Le Maistre, 'Glasgow Kiss' Editor, Light Reading

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