Colombia news

Moreno facing sanctions for killing owl

March 1, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Panama defender Luis Moreno is set to be punished by the Colombian Football Association after the owl that he kicked off the pitch during a match between his club Deportivo Pereira and Atletico Junior died on Tuesday.

The Owl, which acts as a mascot for the Atletico Junior and lives in the stadium, was already injured after being struck by the match ball - causing the referee to halt the game.

Moreno then walked over to the bird and kicked it about three metres to get it off ...

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